Prints are availab
1 Clapham Common North Side, London SW4 0QW
16 - 26 November
Free exhibition on view during Theatre opening hours.
Prints are available to buy.
'British photographer William Ellis is perhaps best known for his impeccable photos of jazz musicians.' - Time Out New York
The exhibition at the Omnibus will run for the duration of the EFG London Jazz Festival.
William Ellis was born in Liverpool in 1957. Developing his distinctive style encompassing portrait, performance and striking still life images of musical instruments via study and appreciation of a widerange of artists and fellow photographers. His breakthrough into jazz came with the opportunity to photograph Miles Davis in 1989. William
has since worked with many of the world’s leading musicians. His work is exhibited extensively at international level: it is held in private collections worldwide and those of major institutions including the National Portrait Gallery London, the Archive of Contemporary Music in New York and the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City MO. William’s photographs have been used in the JAM (Jazz Appreciation Month) Outreach program in the United States initiated by the Smithsonian Institute. They are used by by record companies, book publishers, in academia and also appear in print/online publications.
"Music on a Chink of Light" - In-depth interview with Willam Ellis by Ian Patterson
Open edition print made on Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper, in mount ready to frame Large - £95.00 Medium - £35.00
Oscar Peterson with Jeff Hamilton, and Ray Brown
Satin Trumpet (Byron Wallen’s)