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Rejoice When You Die: The New Orleans Jazz Funerals Leo Touchet

Rejoice When You Die: The New Orleans Jazz Funerals

Leo Touchet

Published May 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780807122815
Hardcover
152 pages
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New Orleans jazz funerals have always been a rich cultural phenomenon, revealing the passions and philosophies of the living as well as the departed. In this collection of more than a hundred curiously timeless black-and-white photographs of jazzMoreNew Orleans jazz funerals have always been a rich cultural phenomenon, revealing the passions and philosophies of the living as well as the departed. In this collection of more than a hundred curiously timeless black-and-white photographs of jazz funerals, selected from many taken between 1968 and 1970, Leo Touchet captures the unique spirit of these fabulous send-offs, showing them to be a vibrant tribute to life and to death itself.