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Art Kane Harlem 1958 , marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most celebrated images in American history Now commonly known as A Great Day in Harlem, the famous shot of 57 jazz musicians gathered outside a brownstone in New York is one of the most imitated images in popular culture, by one of the world's greatest photographers.This book , is a visual history of an iconic image including, for the first time, virtually every single frame from the historic shoot With original text by Art Kane, forewords by Quincy Jones, the legendary Benny Golson, who appears in the photo, and an introduction by Kane's son, musician and photographer Jonathan Kane, the 168-page hardback volume is the story behind the shot. , To read a review of , in , The New York Times, please click , here. , About the author: , Jonathan Kane began his career as the 15 year old drummer of the Kane Bros Blues Band, touring the US opening for blues legends Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Willie Dixon and others After studying at Berklee College of Music, he entered the NYC Downtown Music scene He co-founded the experimental rock band Swans in 1981, and has toured internationally and recorded over 60 records with La Monte Young’s Forever , Bad Blues Band, Rhys Chatham’s 100 Electric Guitar Orchestra, Transmission, Dave Soldier, The , Kropotkins, Soldier Kane, Tony Hymas, Elliott Sharp, Gary Lucas, Jean-François Pauvros, and as leader of his own maximalist blues drone band Jonathan Kane’s February He is also a photographer and photo editor. ,  , "I cannot envision a more beautiful parallel for jazz and art in general, in the moment, you may not realize the impact that you have through your creations, but as this photo demonstrates, the effect and significance will outlast any lifetime Not only is this photo important to the people in it, but it should be a reminder of where we need to be: together." , Quincy Jones

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