© Herb Snitzer, 1961, John Coltrane at the Village Gate, NYC
John Coltrane with Eric Dolphy, Reggie Workman and Art Davis, The Village Gate.
John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy came together for fleeting moments and the music was sublime. Here too there was tragedy as Eric Dolphy also died much too young. But both left a legacy of music that young musicians play all the time. They were both wonderful men and talented artists, accessible to this then young photo-journalist exploring the world of music.
This image was made at the famed Village Gate in Greenwich Village, New York City on a hot and muggy August evening. (read more)
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