photos by Mitchell Seidel ― © 2006

Mel Torme and Buddy Rich

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Mitchell Seidel started writing about and photographing jazz musicians while a teenager and over the years has amassed a collection of album cover and magazine credits. His work has appeared in JazzTimes, Jazz Journal International, Swing Journal, Musica Jazz and downbeat, among others. His album cover credits include Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie, Benny Carter, Joe Chambers, Peter Leitch, Woody Shaw, Art Pepper, Bill Evans, Ralph Moore, Paul Motian and Don Pullen.