Article In His Own Words: Photos and Commentary by William Gottlieb

In July 1997, William Gottlieb visited the Library of Congress and participated in interviews about his photography of jazz musicians. Below are links to excerpts from those interviews along with thumbnail images of, and links to, the photographs he discusses in each excerpt.

Photograph of 52nd St., William P. Gottlieb
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[Portrait of Charlie Parker and Tommy Potter, Three Deuces, New York, N.Y., ca. Aug. 1947]
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[52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] [Portrait of Charlie Parker and Tommy Potter, Three Deuces, New York, N.Y., ca. Aug. 1947]
[Portrait of Sidney Bechet, Freddie Moore, Lloyd Phillips, and Bob Wilber, Jimmy Ryan's (Club), New York, N.Y., ca. June 1947]
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[Portrait of Eddie Condon, Eddie Condon's, New York, N.Y., ca. Oct. 1946]
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[Portrait of Sidney Bechet, Freddie Moore, Lloyd Phillips, and Bob Wilber, Jimmy Ryan's (Club), New York, N.Y., ca. June 1947] [Portrait of Eddie Condon, Eddie Condon's, New York, N.Y., ca. Oct. 1946]
[Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milt (Milton) Jackson, and Timmie Rosenkrantz, Downbeat, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947]
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[Portrait of Billie Holiday, Downbeat, New York, N.Y., ca. Feb. 1947]
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[Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Milt (Milton) Jackson, and Timmie Rosenkrantz, Downbeat, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947] [Portrait of Billie Holiday, Downbeat, New York, N.Y., ca. Feb. 1947]
[Portrait of Duke Ellington, Paramount Theater, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1946][Portrait of Glen Gray, Paramount Theater, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1946]
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[Portrait of Duke Ellington, Paramount Theater, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1946] [Portrait of Glen Gray, Paramount Theater, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1946]
[Portrait of John Kirby, Brown Derby, Washington, D.C., ca. May 1946]
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[Portrait of Uffe Bode, Doc Pomus, Sol (Solomon) Yaged, John (O.) Levy, and Rex William Stewart, Pied Piper, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947]
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[Portrait of John Kirby, Brown Derby, Washington, D.C., ca. May 1946] [Portrait of Uffe Bode, Doc Pomus, Sol (Solomon) Yaged, John (O.) Levy, and Rex William Stewart, Pied Piper, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947]
[Portrait of Stan Kenton, 1947 or 1948]
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[Portrait of Stan Kenton and Buddy Childers, Richmond, Va., 1947 or 1948]
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[Portrait of Stan Kenton, 1947 or 1948] [Portrait of Stan Kenton and Buddy Childers, Richmond, Va., 1947 or 1948]
[Portrait of Ray McKinley, Hotel Commodore, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. 1946]
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[Portrait of Dave Tough, Eddie Condon's (basement), New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946]
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[Portrait of Ray McKinley, Hotel Commodore, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. 1946] [Portrait of Dave Tough, Eddie Condon's (basement), New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946]
[Portrait of Mel Tormé, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948]
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[Portrait of Django Reinhardt, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946]
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[Portrait of Mel Tormé, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948] [Portrait of Django Reinhardt, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946]
[Portrait of Carl Kress, New York, N.Y., ca. June 1947]
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[Portrait of Carl Kress, New York, N.Y., ca. June 1947]  

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In His Own Words: Photos and Commentary by William Gottlieb
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-  Jazz -- History and criticism -- Pictorial works
-  Articles
-  Songs and Music
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In July 1997, William Gottlieb visited the Library of Congress and participated in interviews about his photography of jazz musicians. Below are links to excerpts from those interviews along with thumbnail images of, and links to, the photographs he discusses in each excerpt.
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