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Indelible Images 5

This annual series of prints by photographers who are dedicated to capturing the jazz scene on film is in its fifth year. Once again there are several veterans of the “early days” of the art form. Katsuji Abé in Tokyo, Esmond Edwards in New York City, Ted Williams in Chicago and Bob Willoughby in Los … Read More “Indelible Images 5”

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Miles Davis: Images of…

Miles is Miles. You can’t destroy that kind of musician. He can’t destroy himself. He’s just there….always. Sonny Rollins, saxophonist, composer A teenage Miles Davis got his first taste of the jazz major leagues while still in his home town of St. Louis in the summer of 1944. He subbed for a trumpeter who was … Read More “Miles Davis: Images of…”

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John Coltrane: Images of Trane

Essentially an unknown, 29-year-old John Coltrane was thrust into the jazz forefront in 1955…into the world of Miles Davis …when he was summoned to fill in for the absent Sonny Rollins in the new Davis quintet. So began Coltrane’s intense musical and spiritual journey that lasted a mere 12 years but left a monumental legacy. … Read More “John Coltrane: Images of Trane”

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