Update: Jazz and Design

” There is no shortage of artists and designers prepared to engage with the complexities of jazz” (John L Walters)

John L Walters radio talk broadcast last night on Jazz on 3 really really is fascinating. Inter alia there’s a lively conversation with Stephen Doyle about his work with Pat Metheny (above) .

Go to this link . The piece starts after 22:15 on iPlayer).

Walters’ programme charts the parallel histories of jazz and graphic design, and the interaction, right through from 78 covers to digital video.

Some people (particularly, I would say, at arts gatherings!) tell me they’ve never “got” jazz. I live in hope that programmes like this might help remove such blindfolds…..

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