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Galleries

Top photographers capture memorable moments in festivals, concerts, and other major jazz events.

Photos: Sonny Rollins: Colossus Comes Home

On Nov. 29, 1957, a 27-year-old tenor saxophonist from Harlem made his Carnegie Hall debut in a program featuring Billie Holiday, Ray Charles and the Thelonious Monk Quartet featuring John Coltrane. The saxist, Sonny Rollins, brought with him a recent invention for the date: a groundbreaking piano-less trio featuring bassist Wendell Marshall and drummer Kenny … Read More “Photos: Sonny Rollins: Colossus Comes Home”

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Scenes from Havana: A Photographic Look

In December 2002, JazzTimes Travel sponsored a special tour to the Havana International Jazz Festival in Cuba. More than 200 people came to the small island for a week of music, art, culture and education. Photographer R. Andrew Lepley brought back these images and observations from the trip. JazzTimes Travel will return to Cuba with … Read More “Scenes from Havana: A Photographic Look”

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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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