The Opener [Curtis Fuller] [black-and-white photoprint], June 16, 1957
Blue Note Records
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on paper 20" x 16"
June 16, 1957
Curtis Fuller at his June 16, 1957 session for "The Opener" at the Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey. Recording session with Mobley, Timmons, Chambers, Taylor. Fuller plays trombone and smoke curls above his head. This photograph became the album's cover image.
Photograph by Francis Wolff, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna and Mosaic Images