Release Year: 2015
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Through images of hand, this book conveys the strength, beauty, diversity, depth, and power of the Blues, the root of all American music. It features photographs from Joseph A. Rosen’s thirty-plus year adventure in Blues and music photography. Included are such noted Blues personalities as B.B. King, Gary Clark Jr., Buddy Guy, Pete Seeger, Willie King, Susan Tedeschi, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Samantha Fish, and many more. It appeals to lovers of music, photography, and the human form. One need not be deeply versed in the Blues to appreciate the beauty, strength, and diversity of those who make it. With powerful imagery, as well as anecdotes and biographical information, Blues Hands tells a story of human experience.