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LIMITED RUNS PRESENTS: METRONOME JAZZ PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION

JULY 23RD - 25TH, 2015


The array of Jazz photos included in the collection were accrued directly from the archives of Metronome, one of the publishing world’s late great music magazines. The Limited Runs Collection features some of Jazz’s biggest and most influential musicians who pioneered Jazz into an art form, creating a uniquely American style that captured the world’s attention. Featured in the Collection are powerhouse icons like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, and Dave Brubeck, just to name a few. 

Metronome published its first issue in 1881 and quickly became the premier music magazine of its day. At the start of the Swing era, Metronome shifted its editorial coverage to primarily Jazz music, and continued to cover the genre until public taste switched to the new rock n’ roll sound, forcing Metronome to eventually close its doors in 1961.