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Stylized dancers
Date Issued: 2008-09-08
Postage Value: 42 cents

Commemorative issue
Latin jazz
Stylized dancers

The rich musical heritage of Latin jazz is celebrated on a stamp featuring a bold, graphic design by San Francisco-based artist — and Latin jazz fan — Michael Bartalos. Eager to capture the upbeat, energetic and romantic spirit that characterizes the musical genre, Bartalos created a tropical evening scene that depicts three musicians playing bass, piano and conga drums. The design conveys the multicultural aspects of the music, its percussive and improvisational nature, and of course its rhythmic complexity.
 

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