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The great improvisational American jazz musicians of the mid-20th century inspired a generation of photographers to develop a looser, moodier style of visual expression.

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Charting the development of jazz photography from the swing era of the 1930s to the rise of black nationalism in the ’60s, Blue Notes in Black and White is the first of its kind: a fascinating account of the partnership between two of the twentieth century’s most innovative art forms.

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Saturday, 10 December 2011 18:55

Jazz: Photographs and Recollections

The West Coast, 1950s.   Bob Willoughby worked late into the night developing and printing his photographs with his radio firmly dialed into these new sounds.

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Saturday, 16 August 2014 17:51

"Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir"

Glorious Days and Nights is a personal account of the fifty-year career of jazz photographer Herb Snitzer, with a special focus on his years in New York City from 1957 to 1964.

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Tuesday, 02 October 2012 12:00

Herman Leonard - Jazz Photographer

“Herman Leonard's smoky, moody images of jazz greats such as Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong capture a lost era” Mick Brown -The Telegraph

Published in JazzArt
Friday, 07 December 2012 20:30

Skip Bolen - Jazz photographer

This Los Angeles-based shooter has specialized over the last few years in images from the annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest), but he's got a wide selection from his mainly black-and-white portfolio online. Some great shots and an eye-catching home page.

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Friday, 13 September 2013 13:08

Lee Tanner - Jazz Photographer

Lee Tanner, whose photographs of jazz icons documented the music for more than 50 years, died Sept. 7, 2013.

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