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The Resource Trading eights : the faces of jazz, essay by Ted Gioia ; engravings by James G. Todd, Jr. ; poem by Dana Gioia

Trading eights : the faces of jazz, essay by Ted Gioia ; engravings by James G. Todd, Jr. ; poem by Dana Gioia

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Trading eights : the faces of jazz
Title
Trading eights
Title remainder
the faces of jazz
Statement of responsibility
essay by Ted Gioia ; engravings by James G. Todd, Jr. ; poem by Dana Gioia
Title variation
  • Faces of jazz
  • Jazz
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Language
eng
Summary
Paying homage to a quintessential American style of music, known for its spontaneity and improvisation, this edition blends evocative jazzmen portraiture with new and highly personal characterizations of the music. Jazz is embodied music. Here you will find portraits of eight iconic jazz figures, engraved by James G. Todd Jr., an innovator in the field of wood engraving. Accompanying these penetrating engravings are words from jazz pianist and writer Ted Gioia, author of The History of Jazz, and poetry from his brother Dana Gioia, poet and former Chairman for the National Endowment for the Arts
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Contains
Cataloging source
MTG
Dewey number
781.65
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3506
LC item number
.G53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Trading eights : the faces of jazz, essay by Ted Gioia ; engravings by James G. Todd, Jr. ; poem by Dana Gioia
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Publication
Note
  • "Trading Eights was designed and co-published by Richard Wagener of Mixolydian Editions and David Pascoe of Nawakum Press. The wood engravings are by James G. Todd, Jr., created between 1973 and 1994, and printed by Richard Wagener directly from the blocks. The typefaces are Erhardt and Janson, cast by Patrick Reagh in Sebastopol, California. Titling is Modern #20 and Grotesque #9. The text was printed by Richard Wagener ... and by Patrick Reagh ... The papers are Zerkall Büttenpapier 225 gsm from Kall, Germany and La Papeterie Saint-Armond from Montreal, Canada. Translucent interleaves are digitally printed on an Epson P-7000 at Black Cat Sudio in Novato, California. The binding and paste papers are by Lisa Van Pelt in Philo, California. Published in an edition of fifty-five copies, forty of which are for sale and numbered 1-40. Fifteen copies lettered A-O are reserved for the publishers and participants."--Colophon
  • Engravings of Thelonius Monk, Charles Mingus, Bob Brookmeyer, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Milt Jackson, and Gerry Mulligan (frontispiece)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The faces of jazz / Ted Gioia -- Meet me at the lighthouse / Dana Gioia -- The faces of jazz / James G. Todd, Jr
Dimensions
38 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9780990787549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)941364894
Label
Trading eights : the faces of jazz, essay by Ted Gioia ; engravings by James G. Todd, Jr. ; poem by Dana Gioia
Publication
Note
  • "Trading Eights was designed and co-published by Richard Wagener of Mixolydian Editions and David Pascoe of Nawakum Press. The wood engravings are by James G. Todd, Jr., created between 1973 and 1994, and printed by Richard Wagener directly from the blocks. The typefaces are Erhardt and Janson, cast by Patrick Reagh in Sebastopol, California. Titling is Modern #20 and Grotesque #9. The text was printed by Richard Wagener ... and by Patrick Reagh ... The papers are Zerkall Büttenpapier 225 gsm from Kall, Germany and La Papeterie Saint-Armond from Montreal, Canada. Translucent interleaves are digitally printed on an Epson P-7000 at Black Cat Sudio in Novato, California. The binding and paste papers are by Lisa Van Pelt in Philo, California. Published in an edition of fifty-five copies, forty of which are for sale and numbered 1-40. Fifteen copies lettered A-O are reserved for the publishers and participants."--Colophon
  • Engravings of Thelonius Monk, Charles Mingus, Bob Brookmeyer, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Milt Jackson, and Gerry Mulligan (frontispiece)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The faces of jazz / Ted Gioia -- Meet me at the lighthouse / Dana Gioia -- The faces of jazz / James G. Todd, Jr
Dimensions
38 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9780990787549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)941364894

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