|Charles McPherson. Photo by Anonio Porcar Cano|
This year's EFG London Jazz Festival includes two photo exhibitions.
1) At Pizza Express Dean Street - Spanish photographer Antonio Porcar Cano. It runs from November 13-30.
Press Release: "The exhibition consists of 25 photographs among which are portraits of such legendary jazz artists as Benny Golson, Lou Donaldson and Bruce Barth in scenes drawn from the purest jazz atmosphere.
Antonio Porcar (Castellon, Spain) has dedicated his life to jazz. His close contact, during the past 30 years, with many of the great jazz artists in Europe, London and New York, combined with his mastery of the photographic art, have made him a privileged observer of jazz. His work captures exquisitely the most intimate and unique moments of his subjects. The photographs are available for sale at £220.00 each. A Photographic exhibition which captures the most intense, intimate and unique moments of jazz musicians in performance, by Antonio Porcar, winner of the prize for "Best Jazz Photo" presented by the Jazz Journalists Association of New York, 2014"
2) At the Royal Albert Hall , Ground Floor Corridor- David Sinclair. It runs from November 14th - 29th
"This exhibition runs as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, with which David has worked closely for many years. It will showcase around 100 of David’s most popular photographs taken over the past quarter of a century, in all the capital’s leading music venues including the Royal Albert hall. The exhibition will include photographs of a number of artists playing in this year’s festival.
David Sinclair has been photographing the world’s leading jazz musicians for over 25 years. Starting with film photography at Ronnie Scotts and the Bulls Head in Barnes from 1990, he has become one of Europe’s premier and most highly collected jazz and music photographers. His work has been used regularly by the media and music industry since the 1990s, in the UK and internationally, in print, on CD covers, and in jazz books and publications.
David’s pre and post digital archive consists of over 50,000 images of more than 5000 artists in performance, rehearsal and backstage. Many of his photographs reflect close relationships developed with these artists over many years. David’s pictures can be seen on the walls of Ronnie Scotts, The 606 Club, and Pizza Express Jazz Clubs, as well as in regular exhibitions across the country. For 2015, David is patron for Jazz Hot’s 80th Anniversary in France.
Exhibition Opening Times
Saturday 14 November: 11am – 4pm
Sunday 15 November: 10am – 3pm
Friday 20 November: 10am – 4pm
Saturday 21 November: 10am – 1pm
Sunday 22 November: 10am – 1pm
Saturday 28 November: 10am – 4pm"
LINK: Exhibition details