The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff

Silver gelatin photographic print by Francis Wolff.  "The Opener," Curtis Fuller at recording session with Mobley, Timmons, Chambers, Taylor, 16 June 1957. Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints. (AC1238-0000010)

This Archives Center display featured photographs of jazz musicians, The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff. Francis Wolff was the co-founder of Blue Note Records as well as the photographer who created most of the company’s record album cover images. Large photographic prints on display depicted such luminaries as Art Blakey, Ornette Coleman, and Miles Davis in the 1950s-1960s.