Artist Statement

While living in Cambridge, I joined the Jazz Coalition and was inspired to capture the amazing energy of the music I was hearing. I wanted to create photographic images of the Jazz Greats that reflected the sounds I saw when I closed my eyes. To accomplish this, I would double and triple expose the negatives in-camera, and use different shutter speeds and f-stops within the same frame. Then I printed the final results caught in a single negative, without retouching or digital manipulation.

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