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W. Royal Stokes Collection of Jazz Musicians' Photographs, ca. 1970-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
The collection consists of twenty-five inkjet prints from original film negatives of John Coltrane and others. The majority of the photographs were taken by Stewart during the December 10, 1964 recording of Coltrane's biggest hit, "A Love Supreme". Some of the images include Coltrane's wife, Alice Coltrane, and others include musicians Pharoah Sanders, Rashied Ali, and Jimmy Garrison.
This collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Stewart is a jazz photographer, known for photographing portraits used for album and CD covers.
John Coltrane was a jazz saxophonist and composer.
Donated to the Archives Center in 2014 by Chuck Stewart.
Collection is open for research.
Permission and licensing requests must be secured from Kim Stewart. See repository for further details.
Jazz musicians -- 1960-1970 -- United States Search this