A Paris exhibition entitled,'The Jazz Century' at the Musee du Quai Branly celebrates the genre's dazzling and eclectic impact on 20th Century visual culture. Music enthusiasts will appreciate Lionel Shriver's review essay, 'My Kind of Blue' in the Guardian. If you can't make it to gay Paris, click here to see more images from the exhibition.
Album cover by Alex Steinweiss, 1940. Photograph: Paris, Collection privee (courtesy the Guardian).