Legends Of The Blues

byWilliam StoutIntroduction byEd Leimbacher

May 7, 2013|
Legends Of The Blues by William Stout
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Robert Johnson, Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Howlin’ Wolf, Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters—say their names out loud and you can just hear the blues. Now, acclaimed artist William Stout visualizes these artists and their music with 100 stunning portraits. This graphically powerful collection includes profiles of classic musicians drawn by a master illustrator. Stout beautifully captures the signature style of each blues legend and then adds authoritative biographical text with personal and humorous writing that brings it on home. Includes recommended playlists and an exclusive bonus music CD.

Praise for Legends of the Blues:

“So good, you’d think illustrator William Stout made a deal with the devil.” —Mother Jones.com

“I could go on and on about how much I love Stout's detailed pen-and-ink work and pleasing watercolors” – Boing Boing
William Stout is an award-winning artist and writer who has worked for over 45 years in various media, including comics (Tarzan and Little Annie Fanny, with Harvey Kurtzman); film (with Monty Python, Jim Henson, Steven Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro, and Disney); the record industry; magazine illustration; and public murals at museums a...
Title:Legends Of The Blues
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.13 X 5.5 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.13 X 5.5 X 0.75 in
Published:May 7, 2013
Publisher:Abrams ComicArts
Appropriate for ages:9 - 12
ISBN - 13:9781419706868

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