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Herman Leonard Exhibition Will Remain Open during Black History Month

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An Exhibition of
Herman Leonard's Pillars of Jazz
at the 1st Street Federal Courthouse


The Herman Leonard: Pillars of Jazz Exhibition will remain open during Black History Month until February 21, 2018, at the 1st Street Federal Courthouse, 4th Floor, 350 W. 1st St (near Walt Disney Concert Hall) in Downtown Los Angeles, 90012. Monday through Friday 9am-4pm. Don't miss the opportunity to see the original works of one of this country's greatest jazz photographers before the Exhibition closes.

Legendary jazz photographer Herman Leonard shot virtually every giant of jazz from Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis.  His haunting smoke-filled iconic portraits documented the birth of bebop.  “He was a master of jazz, except his instrument was a camera,” says K. Heath Pinson, author of the Jazz Image.  “His photographs are probably the single best visual representation of what jazz sounds like.” 

Leonard's images can be viewed at