Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
While Fred Kaplan discusses the best jazz albums of 2011, Magnum takes a look back at some jazz greats. Jazz Street, first published in 1960, is photographer Dennis Stock’s ode to the American jazz scene of the era. NEW ORLEANS—Ernest Miller, nicknamed Kid Punch Miller, trumpet player and singer, returning home at 6 a.m., 1958.
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RFK Funeral Train
by Paul Fusco
Thirty-nine years ago this week in Los Angeles, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. A funeral train carried his body from New York City to Washington, D.C. In RFK Funeral Train, Paul Fusco documents the funeral train procession. Despite the hot weather, hundreds of thousands of people stood along the train tracks waiting to pay their respects.
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