Jazz as Visual Language: Film, Television and the Dissonant Image

By Nicolas Pillai


About the book

Through archival research and close textual analysis this book provides an original account of jazz in relation to recording and broadcasting technologies. From Len Lye’s vivid direct animations to Gjon Mili’s intimate studio films and the BBC’s Jazz 625 series, chapter-length case studies are used to refine a new vocabulary of jazz and visual culture.


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