Portrait of Milt Gabler, Herbie Hill, Lou Blum, and Jack Crystal, Commodore Record Shop, New York, ca. Aug. 1947

Author: Colin | Published: 16/2/11

Now that’s a record shop.

From the rather marvellous Gottlieb Jazz Photos collection, Library of Congress, on Flickr:

Gottlieb was both a notable jazz journalist and a self-taught photographer who captured the personalities of jazz musicians and told their stories with his camera and typewriter. His portraits depict such prominent musicians and personalities as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald, and many more.


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