And here is my spin on a photo that really looks like a painting of a place I didn’t know existed before, but sure helped me out when I wanted to do something thoughtful and fun for a friend.
Category Archives: Musicians Photography
Paris 1890’s Jazz Club Musicians by Harvey Tillis. Some say this is a long lost sketch, found in the stacks of a Paris library, by a little known artist of the day, Marvin Lowtreck, while he was living in poverty in Paris in the late 1800s… And, the story goes, some other guy copied his style and name and became better known. Well maybe.
End Of A Night by Harvey Tillis. Joe Segal opened the Jazz Showcase in the early 1940’s. I’ve been to several of the club’s locations . Like this one best. There’s music every night and a matinee on Sunday. I like it late into the second set on weeknights. That’s when this glow comes over the scene.
Zebulun Barnow At The Uptown Underground by Harvey Tillis. I first met Zeb when he performed with Big Time, the Tom Waits tribute band, and I quickly became one of his biggest fans. He is endlessly animated, creative and musically talented. Fun to be around too.
This slideshow documents the 2016 7th Annual Chi-Town Jazz Festival Supporting Hunger Relief in Chicago. World-class musicians donated their talents, venues donated their space, and volunteers worked together to raise money for charities serving the food […]
Bassist With Sax by Harvey Tillis. …That’s where I was to hear the Tim Fitzgerald Septet pay tribute and perform the music from Wes Montgomery’s appearance in the 1960’s on the BBC-TV show Jazz 625. The band consisted of some of the best jazz musicians around. I captured Christian as he soloed…
Night #3 of the Chi-Town Jazz Festival Supporting Hunger Relief by Harvey Tillis. Featuring composer/arranger Steve Rashid at Sheil while composer/improviser Nick Mazzarella on alto sax, Anton Hatwich on bass, and Frank Rosaly on drums played at Constellation.
Night #2 of the Chi-Town Jazz Festival Supporting Hunger Relief in Chicacgo by Harvey Tillis started at the Logan Center for the Arts with Ambrose Akinmusire, then moved to Green Mill for sets by Stephanie Browning, The Marquis Hill Blacktet, and Willie Pickens.