A Great Day In Harlem. An Iconic Photograph

With the recent passing of Horace Silver, only two of the splendid musicians pictured here are still alive. Do you know who they are?

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And Jean Bach’s fine documentary:



4 responses to “A Great Day In Harlem. An Iconic Photograph

  1. OK, I’ll play: How about Sonny Rollins (in sun glasses slightly to the right of the stairway) and Marian Macpartland (directly in front of him)?


  2. OK, I can’t recognize anyone else who I know my be a survivor. Cecil Taylor is not in this picture is he?


  3. Survivors for the moment are Sonny Rollins and Bennie Golson. I’ve just added a key to the post.


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