JON HENDRICKS @ Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood (B&W, circa 1980's) | Limited Edition Photography


JON HENDRICKS @ Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood (B&W, circa 1980's)

John Carl Hendricks (September 16, 1921 – November 22, 2017), known professionally as Jon Hendricks, was an American jazz lyricist and singer. He is one of the originators of vocalese, which adds lyrics to existing instrumental songs and replaces many instruments with vocalists, such as the big-band arrangements of Duke Ellington and Count Basie. He is considered one of the best practitioners of scat singing, which involves vocal jazz soloing. Jazz critic and historian Leonard Feather called him the "Poet Laureate of Jazz", while Time dubbed him the "James Joyce of Jive". Al Jarreau called him "pound-for-pound the best jazz singer on the planet—maybe that's ever been".

Limited Edition Photography (Edition 1 of 1) by Photographer STEVE BANKS

Size: 16" x 20" including Matte | Silver Gelatin Print

Silver Gelatin Print:
Introduced in the 1870s, this is the most common of all printing processes in which paper is coated with gelatin that contains light sensitive silver salts. This is the standard contemporary black and white print method used today and is also referred to as a silver gelatin print, or simply as a silver print.

Curated by Photographer Steve Banks and Mr. Musichead gallery owner Sam Milgrom to benefit Catalina Jazz Club's GoFundMe.

ADDED BONUS: With your purchase, you will receive a complimentary "Eat, Shop & Play" Reusable Tote Bag courtesy of West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and Athens Services. #SaveOurStages

Steve Banks has been an award winning photographer, photojournalist and photographic designer for over 30 years. Over the years, his work has been seen in leading magazines and newspapers as well as multiple television series and documentaries. Steve’s work is also included in permanent collections of many world famous museums such as The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. His critically acclaimed 1994 book Janis’ Garden Party is considered the ultimate in black and white documentary
photography. As a noted concert and club photographer, Steve has won numerous awards throughout his long career.

Established in June of 1998, Mr Musichead Gallery was the first institution in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to the art and visual history of music. Located in the landmark Valdez Guitar Factory building, across the street from Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard. Our gallery specializes in a finely-curated selection of artwork from every genre of music. Mr Musichead’s inventory of fine art includes everything from original photography, paintings, drawings, sculpture, and mixed media, as well as limited edition silkscreen prints and vintage concert posters. Whether our clients are looking to acquire a small artwork, a gift, or an ultra-rare, one of a kind piece, we offer a jewel for every collection! For more info about framing, call Gallery Director Kim Smyth at Mr. Musichead Gallery (323) 876-0042

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