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William Claxton Art

WILLIAM CLAXTON (USA, 1927–2008)

William Claxton, a native of Pasadena, California, is a world-renowned photographer of jazz musicians. He is best known for establishing the visual concept for West Coast Jazz photography, the photographing of musicians in natural and healthful settings associated with the California lifestyle. Musicians photographed by Claxton include such legends as Duke Ellington, Shorty Rogers, Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Bill Evans, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk.

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Judy Garland, Las Vegas, NV (the iconic singer in her classic concert pose)
By William Claxton
Located in New Orleans, LA
This is classic Judy, the iconic performer in one of her familiar concert poses. Judy Garland was one of the legendary performers of the 20th Century and an inspiration to the LGBTQ...
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1960s Contemporary William Claxton Art

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Silver Gelatin

Coleman Hawkins
By William Claxton
Located in New York, NY
Gelatin silver print Titled in pencil, verso William Claxton copyright stamp in black ink, verso This photograph is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. Born in Pasadena, ...
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Mid-20th Century Other Art Style William Claxton Art

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Silver Gelatin

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