Charles "Chuck" Stewart is an American photographer (b.1927) best known for his jazz photographs. He photographed jazz musicians in studios and clubs, and also created thousands of album covers over several decades. His photos have been featured in many magazines and books. Stewart was honored with the Jazz Journalists Association Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Photography Award (2001) and the Milt Hinton Excellence in Jazz Award (2008). Charles Stewart's photographs were included in the publication and traveling exhibition, "Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present," by Deborah Willis.
Portrait of John Coltrane with saxophone, and wife Alice in background.
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Charles "Chuck" Stewart