This is bluesman Jon Paris, keeper of the flame. Jon’s played with many greats including Les Paul, BB King, John Mayer and Levon Helm. You can catch him every Monday night at BB King’s Lucille’s Bar and Grill in Times Square. My project continues . . .
I shot this on 42nd street between 7th and 8th Ave in the heart of Times Square during the time this area was transitioning from the down and dirty place it was to a cross between Disneyland and Las Vegas. I now call it Las Disney. For a while all of the businesses were shuttered and closed and the whole street was painted in these bright colors. It was very surreal and I haven’t seen too many photos shot here during this time.
Bass and harmonica player Randy Pratt from Cactus, The Lizards and Rickity.
My series continues with guitarist Ricky Byrd, about to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Joan Jett And The Blackhearts. I added a slight tone to this image using Topaz software.
The newest from my New York City Wall Art series. Four of these along with four from my Half=Drag series will be showing at POP International gallery in Soho, NYC this Spring.
Continuing my Musicians 50+ series, this is singer/actress Annie Golden. From The Shirts at CBGB in the 70’s to Hair on Broadway, to films to currently appearing on Orange is the New Black where she just won a SAG award. Next up recently elected to the R ‘n R Hall of fame with Joan Jett, guitar player Ricky Byrd.
This is one of the earliest images from my NYC Wall Art Series. Four images from this series will be on the wall at POP International Gallery in Soho, NYC this Spring.
This is Gene Cornish guitar player and singer from the Young Rascals/Rascals. When I was in high school these guys were one of my favorite bands. “Good Lovin”, “I Ain’t Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore” . . . There’s a good reason they’re in The Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame. . . . and he’ a great guy.
This is my recent portrait of Lenny Kaye. Lenny has been playing guitar with Patti Smith from day 1. Lenny is also a rock and roll historian, journalist, producer and author.