Will and Sandrine Lee came by to do a shoot last week. . Just in case you did not know, Will is the bass player in the CBS Orchestra and the Fab Faux. I got the opportunity to shoot a portrait of Will and Sandrine together. Sandrine is an amazing photographer. She shoots a lot in the music business and advertising world. It was great to have her at the shoot and to snap a portrait of her and Will together. Take a look at some of her work at sandrinelee.com. After the shoot Will and I went to see the Funky Meters at Brooklyn Bowl. It was a fun night of creativity and great music. To find out all the news and information about Will click on willlee.com
Archive for February, 2011
Fishbone performed last Saturday night with Dumpstaphunk and Slightly Stoopid at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. I got the opportunity to hang backstage with Angelo Moore while we was getting ready to go on stage. Angelo is an amazing artist and does so many different things. He is a powerful force on stage that has insired bands like No Doubt and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. To learn more about Angelo Moore and Fishbone click on fishbone.net. If you want to learn more about Angelo’s solo projects and his art work check out his personal myspace page.
Husband and wife duo Eleanor and Chris Masterson came by the studio to shoot some portraits. Here are a few images from the shoot. When you don’t see the two of them on tour with Steve Earle they are working on projects together and solo. To learn more about Eleanor and Chris click on the links below.
The Funky Meters played the last three nights at Brooklyn Bowl. It was great to see them perform. Seeing George playing with Art Neville again was really fun. I wanted to share a couple of the images I shot of George while I was in New Orleans for 3 weeks in October. I was there shooting for my Instrumenthead project. George has always been supportive of me and my photography. If you want to hear some of George’s music or learn more about him click on http://www.georgeporterjr.com/
I was honored to have been asked to document the Either Orchestra’s 25 year anniversary in New York last night at Le Poisson Rouge. The rehearsals took place at a really cool studio in Williamsburg Brooklyn on Thursday at a place called5 8 North six Media labs. To learn more about the studio click on the link. The Either Orchestra was started by Saxophonist Russ Gershon 25 years ago. To learn more about them visit their website at http://either-orchestra.org/
Either Orchestra Rehearsing at 58 North Six Medialabs
The Either Orchestra performing for their 25th Anniversary at Le Poisson Rouge last night
Brandon Seabrook came by my studio a couple of months ago to do a shoot for my instrumenthead project. I went and photographed his band Seabrook Powerplant in Brooklyn last week. I got a chance to go over the images with Brandon last night. This band is intense! Go see them. To hear some of the music and check out their tour dates go to http://www.myspace.com/brandonseabrook
I had the opportunity to shoot Buckwheat Zydeco before his gig at BB Kings last friday. We went down into the club and set up the studio in a storage room backstage. He was a pleasure and very accommodating to work with.
Buckwheat Zydeco is the stage name of Stanley Dural, Jr. He is one of the few zydeco artists to achieve mainstream success. His music group is formally billed as Buckwheat Zydeco and Ils Son Partis Band, but often they perform as merely Buckwheat Zydeco. To find out more information about him click on http://www.buckwheatzydeco.com/
I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to shoot Mickey Hart in his studio while traveling in the bay area. Mickey was so cool to work with. Covering him with drums and percussive instruments was amazing. He was such a great sport. To check out all the Mickey Hart news and toue dates go to http://www.mickeyhart.net/home/