Gerry Mulligan by James Todd

Gerry Mulligan by James Todd

Gerry Mulligan

James Todd

Title

Gerry Mulligan

 
Artist

James Todd

  1937 - PRESENT (biography)
Year
1994  
Technique
wood engraving 
Image Size
8 1/4 x 5 1/2"  
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
5 of 50  
Annotations
titled in pencil in lower left & dated after signature; iinscribed verso in pencil: wood engraving in upper left corner of the paper; also bears the artist's red seal in the lower right after signature and date 
Reference
illustrated on page 79 in Jazz Icons: Wood Engravings, Wood Cuts, and Paintings by James Gilbert Todd 
Paper
antique-white hand made Kitakata wove paper 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
20686 
Price
$500.00 
Description
According the official site for Gerry Mulligan, he occupies a unique place in the American musical scene. As composer, arranger, saxophonist and conductor, he played a vital role in the history of modern jazz and contemporary music. As one of the great jazz innovators,his writing and playing influenced entire stylistic movements, including both "cool jazz" and "bossa nova." He also wrote for Musicals, Chamber Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra. A biography of Gerry Mulligan as well as videos can be found at www.gerrymulligan.com