This book features the best of Russ's images of Andy Hamilton and his band the Bluenotes as well as images of Andy's guests at his regular Jazz night in Bearwood, West Midlands.
The book features Black and White and colour images from the last fifteen years.
Russ has been photographing Jazz Musicians in and around Birmingham since the mid 1990's. At first he worked exclusively in Black and White turning to working in colour in 2006. His work has been exhibited at the Midlands Arts Centre, The Drum and the Symphony Hall, all in Birmingham. His work has appeared in a number of magazines including The Wire and Jazzwise as well as featuring on CD sleeves for, amongst others, Julian Arguelles and Ken Vandermark.
A Jazz Year in Birmingham September 2009 to August 2010 Published September 22, 2010
Jazz Photography: Published January 10, 2010
Jazz in Black and White Published September 03, 2009