Herman Leonard at the National Portrait Gallery

'In the Groove: Jazz Portraits' at National Portrait Gallery
Isabella Mason | December 09, 2016

National Portrait Gallery has on showcase “In the Groove: Jazz Portraits” by Herman Leonard. It will be on display till February 20, 2017.

Leonard, with his love for Jazz music, began his visits of Jazz clubs and captured the artists at their live performances. Leonard’s amazing photographs are considered to be renowned globally as the immaculate portraits of many of 20th century’s greatest jazz artists. He has captured the pictures with the very essence that would have been transpiring during the live performances. The exhibition features the portraits of artists such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk and Sarah Vaughan..

The exhibition is on view at 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA.

For details, visit: http://npg.si.edu/