Pannonica de Koenigswarter, daughter of Charles and Rozsika Rothschild, was married to the Baron Jules de Koenigswarter, a renowned freedom fighter in the French resistance, before she moved to New York City, where she emerged as a major patron of the Jazz scene. Nadine de Koenigswarter, Nica’s granddaughter, is a multimedia visual artist living in Paris and West Africa. Gary Giddins is an award-winning jazz critic and author. He writes columns about music for Jazz Times and about film for the New York Sun.
I feel like this book is a great addition to any Jazz lover's library .
Although there were outliers with raunchy attempts at humor, a careful read lets you know that most of this was to mask their real sensitivities.
This book is a great insight into the Artistic and "Down to Earth" Human side of these Great Jazz Artists.
As expected, Candid Polaroid are not the best but I love everyone's take on the 3 wishes. Serious, humorous,capturing a moment
And glad to have it in my collection.
This is an amazing book that would be coveted by all jazz fans!Published 4 months ago by Edythe L. Bronston
It's briiant. Intamite look into the greats of Jazz with intimate photos and a great hook! Three wishes from each playerPublished 9 months ago by William Wingert
Awesome pictures, with awesome information. Love the book, always nice to look at or keep as a coffee table/casual reading book.Published 16 months ago by lexnomnom
I read all the responses and noticed a number of commonalities that I decided to graph. A pie graph in Excel showed that most artists were interested in World Peace, Advancing... Read morePublished 16 months ago by A CHEATHAM
I particularly loved being able to see PHOTOS of these jazz greats! I am too young to remember these folks myself, or to see them perform live, but have enjoyed their music. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Theresa Jackson, M.D.
I can't recall how I found this book but am so glad I did. It's a great retrospective by the author who was right there in the middle of the Golden Age of Jazz and experienced... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Tahoerabbit
Wonderful to see what all these great musicians had in common and were different as far as their desires in the world goes.Published 21 months ago by Stephen M. Abrams