Jazz art falls into many categories.
A growing number of musicians are trying their hands at fine art and a
growing number of fine artists are turning their attentions to jazz as a
subject of their work. Jazz art has been with us almost from the day that
jazz was born and it's here to stay. These artists are part of that.
CD covers, web graphics, posters, billboards, fliers, tickets, even logos
for a groups drum head... all of these spring from the creative talents of
Where would we be without the visual chronicles passed down to us by
photographers? Photography goes way beyond album covers and promotional
shots. Photography puts a face to the music and gives us a glimpse into
moment -- past and present.
Photographers are a resource and an artform rolled into one.
|Stage Set & Dressing|
Artists are contributing more and more to the dressing of performance
venues -- large and small. This trend is especially evident following the
example set at IAJE these past five years. There is much that can be
accomplished with a fusion of sound and vision between musicians and fine