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Exhibition Preview: The Jazz Photos of Sánta István Csaba

Hungarian photographer’s stunning B&W portraits on display in NYC

Cecil Taylor by Santa Istvan Csaba
Carla Bley by Santa Istvan Csaba
Muhal Richard Abrams by Santa Istvan Csaba
Tania Maria by Santa Istvan Csaba
Wadada Leo Smith by Santa Istvan Csaba

Jazz Faces, an exhibition of the jazz photography of Sánta István Csaba, will open today, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Consulate General of Hungarian at 223 E. 52 St. in New York.

Jazz Journalists Association president Howard Mandel and Karoly Dan, Consul General of Hungary, will speak at the opening party and musician Joanne Brackeen will appear as a special guest.

The exhibition will run through April 30. Following the opening, the photos may be viewed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., by appointment only. Call 212-660-7904 to make an appointment.

In the last 10 years Santa, who is from Transylvania, met and photographed numerous jazz artists. During his travels he visited the most prominent jazz festivals in Hong Kong, Montreux, Vienna, London and Torino, as well as venues in New York City.

To view more of Csaba’s work, go to Photo Santa.

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