Y as in Yes


Pat Metheny Festival Jazz à Vienne, 1990 Photo : Pascal Kober

Pat Metheny
Festival Jazz à Vienne, 1990
Photo : Pascal Kober

Y as in Yes ! Many jazz musicians have agreed to stare into the dark depths of my lens, for 1/125th of a second. With his friend Jacques Prévert, the French photographer Robert Doisneau would have composed a poem. I don’t have that gift. To all those jazz musicians who have agreed to play the game, the entertainer of imagery simply wants to say : thanks ! A thousand thanks.

This picture is published in my ABC FOR JAZZ LOVERS, the english version of myAbécédaire amoureux du jazz, a 180 pages book with a foreword by Marcus Miller, published by Snoeck and which bring together more than 200 jazz portraits took on stage and backstage all around the world for Jazz Hot magazine.

For those who love jazz and to those who think they… don’t (!), a good idea for a Christmas present  ! Want to order  ? Here it is  :

Publisher’s website


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