Santa Cruz Blues Festival, Photography by Jerome Brunet, featuring B.B.King, Buddy Guy, Ben Harper, Leon Russell, Keb' Mo', Joe Cocker, Taj Mahal, Eric Burdon and The Animals, Tedeschi Trucks Band & Pinetop Perkins.
Jérôme Brunet was born in France and raised in Ontario, Canada. His passion for music began at the age of four, when he started studying as a classical cellist for eight years before moving on to the guitar. He continues to play guitar to this day. Jérôme displayed an early talent in the visual arts, studying the discipline in high school before completing a formal education in photography at the prestigious E.F.E.T. School of Photography in Paris, France. Jérôme’s award-winning music photography has been published internationally in such publications as Rolling Stone, Billboard, Premier Guitar, Pollstar, American Photo, Forbes and The New York Times. His client list includes Fender Guitars, Gibson Guitars, The Discovery Channel, Nikon Imaging and he has collaborated with the non-profit organizations Unicef, Oxfam and MSFriends. Jérôme works and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and is represented exclusively and worldwide by the Zuma Press photo agency and Rock Paper Photo gallery.