The Golden Age of Jazz

Photistoric_Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Minton's Playhouse, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947 : William P Gottlieb
1947. Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Minton’s Playhouse, New York, N.Y.” Photograph by William P Gottlieb.
20 Historic Photographs by William P. Gottlieb of Jazz Legends

Between 1938 and 1948, William P. Gottlieb was immersed in the jazz scene. He wrote for jazz magazines, jazz columns, had a jazz radio show and took thousands of photographs in jazz clubs. After his death the collection of images were donated to the Library of Congress and released into the public domain in accordance with Gottliebs wishes. Vintage photographs on Photustoric.

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