1990 · Paris
Paris: Editions Atlas, 1990. Magazine. Minimally 12p. each (e.g., the one featuring Ella Fitzgerald is longer), staple-fastened slick magazines designed to accompany compact discs; paperstock uniformly glossy and alkaline, text filled with period color and b&w photography, all very good clean copies (maybe a little crimped along spinefolds), quite sound and unmarked. A broken run (see below for compilers' statement) of historic visual materials designed to accompany a marketed lot of recordings --but-- no recordings. The 39 slender "magazines" together as a lot. Publisher's statement: "Les Genies du jazz sont composes de 96 fascicules constituant 6 volumes. Chaque fascicule est accompagne d'un disque compact ou d'une cassette." Well, we've come up a little short here, but these "fascicles" would be good for clip art and casual reading"; musicians surveyed tend to an African American majority and to favor certain celebrities: Louis Armstrong and the Duke are covered again and again, though with no duplication of pix.
(Inventory #: 244199)