Playing tracks by
Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Donald Byrd, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Hank Mobley and more.
'The Soul Stylists' by Paolo Hewitt (& Paul Weller) was first published in 2000. Drawing on a collection of anecdotes and personal testimony, this book charts the course of the Modernist movement from the middle of the last century. It celebrates the clothes, lifestyle, culture, attitude, and in particular some of the music around which Modernism is centred.
Get more info about the author here; http://paolohewitt.blogspot.com/
The story continues with the jazz and blues of the late 50's/early 60s. Here is a mix of music from that era based on the selections of Val Wilmer; photographer, writer, Modernist.
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