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Photography Mon Mar 18 2013

"The Power of Music": Where Photography Meets Jazz

Photography by John Broughton: Miles Davis tribute 2012 &emdash;

Miles Davis Tribute 2012; Photo by John Broughton.

On its own, jazz music naturally evokes poetic, visual imagery; from sultry saxophones to tuneful trumpets, for many, this musical genre is an integral part of the arts, and perhaps holds an even more special place in the world of photography.

Through its new exhibit, "The Power of Music," iRock Jazz recognizes the photographers who have helped shape and advance its mission of honoring past and present legendary jazz musicians and their contributions to the art form. The exhibit features the work of Chicago-based photographers including John Broughton, Foster Garvin, Farrad Ali, and more.

"The Power of Music" opens Thursday, March 21 at eta Square, 7558 S. Cottage Grove; photographers featured in the exhibit will greet jazz fans from 6pm-8pm. The exhibit runs through May 12; for more information, call 773-752-3955.

 

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