San Francisco: Tom Copi, 1977. Photograph. Two 8x10 inch b&w photos (printed sepia) of jazz greats Cannonball Adderley and Horace Silver, mounted on lightly-worn brown matboards signed by Tom Copi on the mat; masking tape used to mount the photos has yellowed and the Silver portrait has separated from mat, stamped on rear of photos Commercial Rights Reserved/© 1977 by Tom Copi/San Francisco, USA.
Copi is one of the great photographers of musicians who got his start in Michigan and then migrated to SF. Before the move he worked for the Michigan Daily and The Big Fat Magazine. These shots are from his jazz series.