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A Jazz Memoir: Herb Snitzer Zoom Webinar

Date: October 1

Time: 7 PM

Description: Meet Photographer Herb Snitzer with exhibition curator Tony Casadonte

Cost: Free RSVP Required

Meet Herb as he and exhibition curator Tony Casadonte discuss Jazz, Photography and much more. The new exhibition, A Jazz Memoir: Photography by Herb Snitzer features images documenting America’s Jazz scene, focusing on the 1957–1964, of his over fifty-year career. Images of Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, and many others are showcased. Additional works reveal his desire to use photography to effect social change and his belief that “Injustice for one is injustice for all.”

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  • A Jazz Memoir : Photography by Herb Snitzer

    In support of the Breman Museum’s mission to “Connect people to Jewish history, culture, and arts,” the newest exhibition, A Jazz Memoir: Photography by Herb Snitzer features photography documenting America’s jazz scene, focusing on the 1957–1964, of his over fifty-year career. For most of that time, Herb was the photography editor for Metronome, the primary magazine devoted to jazz. Images of Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Count Basie and many others are showcased in the exhibit. Additional works reveal his desire to use photography to effect social change and his belief that “Injustice for one is injustice for all.” A Jazz Memoir also speaks to the links that connect Jews, jazz and the African American community.

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