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Face Masks Get Jazzy, Courtesy of Enid Farber

The noted jazz photographer is now selling masks featuring the images of jazz greats

Miles Davis mask by Enid Farber
Miles Davis, masked (photo: Enid Farber)

There’s no doubt about it: The COVID-19 pandemic has hampered your ability to celebrate your favorite jazz artists. You can’t go see them play; yes, you can still listen to their music, and you can rave about them on social media, but it’s not the same thing as being able to publicly express your devotion.

Jazz photographer Enid Farber has come up with one solution: jazz masks. The photographer’s website now offers a set of breathable face masks emblazoned with some of her own favorite images of jazz greats.

Available options include Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Ella Fitzgerald, Sun Ra, Jaco Pastorius, Wynton and Branford Marsalis, and several others. All the images come from Farber’s extensive archive of photographs, taken in a variety of locations between 1982 and 2014.

Each mask is $22.

Farber also offers a selection of masks with images of musicians from reggae, world, blues, and other genres, as well as other formats for purchasing her work, at And if none of the masks that are currently available there quite fit your bill, feel free to browse through the many vintage images on the site—custom requests are welcome too.