Jazz Life


Take a jazz trip like no other with William Claxton’s legendary photographic journey across the concert halls, side streets, and big bands of 1960s America. From coast to coast, Claxton’s tribute is a living, breathing, beating picture of the genre that enraptured America across social, economic, and racial lines.


  • “Even in its new incarnation, Jazzlife remains a book unique in the jazz literature, and not only for its physical dimensions. Pore over its pages, and you're seeing jazz — and related music — practically everyone who mattered turns up in these pages.”

    — The Chicago Tribune, Illinois