The photographer/grapic artist Burt Goldblatt died on August 30th. For many years he lived in Hopkinton, a suburb west of Boston. Along with David Stone Martin and Jim Flora, Burt defined jazz album cover art of the 1950s. He also compiled a definitive book on the Newport Jazz Festival.
For examples of his work go to:
Also a very lovely tribute from Angelynn Grant here:
Jazz from Studio Four
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