Hillside Club Graphic
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Edition of 645 of which 125 copies are signed 1-125, 26 copies are signed A-Z as artist's proofs. Three sets of progressives are signed.

June 19, 2008

17-5/8" x 24"
9 colors
Paper: Mohawk Superfine 100# Cover

Model: Hoagy Carmichael (American, 1899-1981)

Client: Fillmore Jazz Festival (

1-125: Saint Hieronymus Press
A-Z: Artist's own use
Progressives: All sets to Saint Hieronymus Press.
One thousand additional copies were printed by four-color process by Steven Restivo Event Services, IIc


Jazz. It's all about sex. Not love, not romance, not tenderness and the lifelong matrimonial bond. Jazz is the immediate, urgent, pulsing, animal coupling put to wild, syncopated, dangerous African rhythms. Born in a brothel, weaned on illicit booze, raised up in a juke joint, flowering into a flaming youth, swinging a Jazz Baby as old as the century on the hot, sweaty, pounding dance floor of the Roaring Twenties. The Jazz Age: automobiles and bobbed hair; short skirts and cigarettes. Sex and freedom! It was too good to last, and the hangover was dreadful. But it was great fun while it lasted.