Lee Tanner's Jazz Photographs


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Lee Tanner began documenting East Coast jazz sessions about fifty years ago. Down Beat, Jazz Magazine (Paris), and Rolling Stone have published his intimate jazz portraits, which also grace many album and CD covers. Tanner observes of his work (and that of other jazz photographers): "We're snapshooters. We're photographing the moment. That's what the essence of jazz is: the moment." Abbey Lincoln, Art Blakey, Joe Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Rushing, Gerry Mulligan, and Illinois Jacquet are among the thirty musicians ...

Lee Tanner's Jazz Photographs 1993, Pomegranate Communications

ISBN-13: 9781566404044

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