Books: Chronicling the Soul and Funk Musicians of the 1970s

By David Schonauer   Wednesday September 19, 2018

One of the pre-eminent chroniclers of R&B, soul and funk musicians in the 1970s, Bruce Talamon created images by earning the trust of his subjects, who provided him with extensive access that allowed him to document moments often unavailable to other photographers and reporters. His work, spotlighted in The New York Times, is now collected in the book Bruce W. Talamon: Soul, R&B, Funk  (Taschen). “Man, I got more private concerts than the law allowed,” Talamon told The Guardian in a profile.

Read the whole story at The New York Times.


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