Photography gallery show highlights inaugural season, premieres at sold-out show featuring Dan Wilson

September 20, 2015 -

AKRON, Ohio – Over the weekend, BLU Jazz+ and photographer, Cindy Nichols, teamed up to present “Through the Lens”: Milestone Moments at BLU, a curated collection of photographs which Nichols has captured since the opening of BLU Jazz+ in October 2014.


The gallery boasts full color and black & white photographs from many of the marquee events which have been presented at BLU Jazz+ throughout its first year and are available for purchase in two sizes: 8×10 and 11×14 with mats included. Among the performers featured in the gallery are Joey DeFrancesco, Delfeayo Marsalis, Ken Peplowski, Elan Trotman, Tony Monaco, Fareed Haque, Becca Stevens, Gerald Clayton, Jamey Haddad, Peter & Will Anderson, Ernie Krivda, Dan Wilson, Dominick Farinacci & many more.


Opening to a sold-out crowd as part of the quartet performance featuring Dan Wilson, Theron Brown, Kip Reed, and Dave Throckmorton, Nichols was on-hand for the gallery’s premiere, signing photographs and discussing her creative process with patrons throughout the evening.


Visit BLU Jazz+ during an upcoming show to enjoy the photo gallery and purchase your favorite prints – they make wonderful keepsakes and gifts for fellow jazz lovers!




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