An iconic photograph, which features Jazz icons including Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Charles Mingus, and Mary Lou Williams. 
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One August morning in 1958, photographer Art Kane decided to ask every notable jazz musician in New York City to show up in Harlem for a photo shoot at 10am. Despite the challenge of getting jazz musicians to show up anywhere at 10am, 57 musicians showed up.
Complement with William Gottlieb’s timeless portraits of jazz legends, Herman Leonard’s rare photographs,  and the fantastic Jazz Loft Project. 

An iconic photograph, which features Jazz icons including Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Charles Mingus, and Mary Lou Williams. 

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One August morning in 1958, photographer Art Kane decided to ask every notable jazz musician in New York City to show up in Harlem for a photo shoot at 10am. Despite the challenge of getting jazz musicians to show up anywhere at 10am, 57 musicians showed up.

Complement with William Gottlieb’s timeless portraits of jazz legends, Herman Leonard’s rare photographs,  and the fantastic Jazz Loft Project

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