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The Richard Young gallery presents 'An eye for the sound'

The Richard Young Gallery is delighted to announce the Tim Motion 'An Eye For The Sound' Exhibition, showing through May and June 2010. The show will display a variety of striking images by photographer Tim

Motion, featuring portraits of some of the most influential jazz musicians in the history of the genre.

The unique exhibition showcases photographs of jazz icons including Ray Charles, Theolonius Monk, Miles Davis, Bo Diddley, Slim Gaillard and Art Blakey. These arresting images provide an insight into the vibrant world of jazz, capturing its stars in their element, with the

passion of their performances clear in every shot.

Since he first attended the Lisbon Jazz Festival in 1971, Tim Motion has built an unrivalled reputation as a jazz photographer after opening a club that brought him into contact with the members of the legendary 'Newport All-Stars' who defined the genre.

"The images in this exhibition represent a selection from almost four decades in jazz photography for me, and what a time that has been.

The photographs reflect a real labour of love, capturing the great musicians that I have been lucky enough to watch perform, and I am very pleased to have them on display at the Richard Young Gallery.

These pictures fuse my passion for jazz music and photography, and through capturing the undeniably great performers portrayed here, strengthens my love of both. Music is, of course, something that cannot be photographed, but with these images I have sought to

provide a glimpse of the magic and personality that jazz is so famous for," said Tim Motion.

An Eye for the Sound will open from 4th May 2010 to 4th June 2010 at The Richard Young Gallery, 4 Holland Street, London, W8 4LT.

Photographs will be available for purchase with prices ranging from £475 -£2500.

For further information please contact: Edwin Hayfron at Mission on 020 7845 7800 / 07855 026 179, edwin@thisismission.com

Posted on: Friday 28 May 2010

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