Shutterbug Friday #5:
Francis Wolff and the Empire of Cool (Vol. 2)


Ornette Coleman


Wilbur Ware


Hank Mobley


Wynton Kelly


Gato Barbieri


Lee Morgan


Charles Tolliver


Bennie Green


Fats Navarro


Roy Haynes


Kenny Burrell


Eric Dolphy


Charlie Haden


Fred Jackson


Dexter Gordon


Joe Chambers


John Coltrane


Jimmy Smith


Arthur Taylor


Julian 'Cannonball' Adderly


Bud Powell


Pharoah Sanders


Miles Davis


Charlie Rouse


Bobby Timmons

14 comments:

Tod Brody said...

Did Ornette Coleman really play the violin left-handed? Or is the image reversed?

Tom Sutpen said...

Could be; but if the image is reversed, I ain't the one what reversed it.

H. P. L. said...

As a hopeless absolute beginner in Jazz, all I can say is that in this series you put all my favourite "cats". Viva Hank Mobley!!!

Husky Navarro said...

Thanks for the shout out . . . .

Yokozuna said...

For what it's worth, Wikipedia says he's a lefty on the violin.

grumpyg said...

Other photos of Ornette Coleman playing the violin available on the Internets, show him playing left-handed.

Timmy said...

What a grouping of greats!

Rhys Ziemba said...

Beautiful! Lee Morgan actually appears to (side) winding. Roy Haynes is scandalously dressed down. But my favorite has gotta be Bud Powell.

marietta said...

Miles Davis ist der eleganteste,Bobby Timmons sehr relext.Immer wieder gerne höre ich Pharoah Sanders.

Arthur Gilroy said...

Tom...

Thank you so much for this series. These people were my models, my mentors, my teachers. It was a truly remarkable generation of musicians, that post-WWII through the '70s group of players, a school through which an already great art peaked and flourished. These photos capture the way they really were.

Positive, intense and vivid.

Not just the photos...the people themselves.

Thanks again...

AG

Loye said...

All I can say is, thanks for posting those great pics.

Loye said...

That picture of Coltrane made a great poster until it was destroyed when the levees broke after Hurricane Katrina.

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