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Photography Exhibit Focuses On Milt Hinton’s Work

The Fullerton (Calif.) Museum Center’s new jazz photography exhibit features work from a unusual cast – a musician (bassist Milt Hinton), a record store owner (Ray Avery), and a history professor (Keith Ian Polakoff). Instead of using works by professional photographers, “Be-Bop and Hi-Fi: Photographing Jazz” focuses on the work of three men who were in it because they loved music. Among the most interesting shots are those by Hinton, who began shooting as a hobby and shot 60,000 images – including this snapshot from 1958’s “Great Day in Harlem” (left). Organized by the Milton J. Hinton Photographic Collection, the exhibit will be on display from May 12 to Sept. 9.

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