Blues Hands… a music photography book by Joseph Rosen

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Blues HandsNEW YORK, NY – There will be a book signing and exhibit for photographer Joseph A. Rosen’s first book, Blues Hands, on November 7, 2015, from 2pm-5pm, hosted by the Morrison Hotel Gallery (116 Prince St./2nd Floor, New York, NY). An informal “after party” will then be hosted Joe’s friends Davi and David during the Happy Hour, 5:30pm -8:30pm at Automatic Slim’s (733 Washington St., New York, NY).

Through images of hands, Rosen’s book conveys the strength, beauty, diversity, depth, and power of the blues, the root of all American music. It features photographs from Joseph A. Rosen’s 30-plus years of adventure in blues and music photography. Included are such noted music personalities as B.B. King, Gary Clark, Jr., Buddy Guy, Al Green, Willie King, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, The Blind Boys of Alabama, James Brown. The book holds rich treasures for lovers of music, photography, and the human form. One need not be deeply versed in the blues to appreciate the beauty, strength, and diversity of those who make it. With powerful imagery, as well as anecdotes and biographical information, Blues Hands tells a story of human experience.

Joseph A. Rosen is a freelance photographer based in New York City. His music clients are among the greatest names in Blues, Jazz, R&B, Soul, Rock, Cajun, and Zydeco, as well as record companies, management groups and music publications.

Blues Hands is now available for sale through major outlets and local booksellers. Signed copies will be available soon through his website.


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