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Thumbnail image of Dizzy Gillespie performing with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London, 1985. Artist: Denis Williams

Heritage Images is thrilled to announce its representation of the National Jazz Archive and Images of Jazz collections. These seminal collections of jazz photography are being made available together for the first time through the Heritage Images’ platform.

The National Jazz Archive holds the UK’s finest collection of written, printed and visual material on jazz, blues and related music, from the 1920s to the present day and includes the photographic work of the brilliant Denis Williams. The Images of Jazz collection represents the photography of the outstanding Brian O’Connor and is bought to you by Jazz Services, the UK’s foremost charitable support organisation for jazz music, in partnership with the National Jazz Archive.

Both collections are photographically stunning and capture the excitement and atmosphere of the live performance, the charming informality of off-stage moments and the intensity of the creative process with equal ease and style.

Featuring amongst others such greats as Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Dave Brubeck and Buddy Rich, Heritage Images is delighted to also be able to offer many of these extraordinary photographs as framed prints and canvases.

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American trumpet and flugelhorn player Art Farmer at The Bell, Codicote, Hertfordshire, 1983. Artist: Denis Williams
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Georgie Fame and Sweet Substitute with Keith Smith's Hefty Jazz in concert, 1984. Artist: Denis Williams
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American singer Sarah Vaughan at the Capital Radio Jazz Festival, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, 1981. Artist: Denis Williams
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Pianist Brian Dee's hands at work, Lansdowne Studios, Holland Park, London, 1989. Artist: Denis Williams
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Singer Elaine Delmar performing at Berkhamsted Civic Centre, Hertfordshire, 1986. Artist: Denis Williams
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The Daryl Runswick Quartet in concert at The Stables, Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, 1981. Artist: Denis Williams
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Henry Lowther playing the trumpet at The Stables, Wavendon, Buckinghamshire. Artist: Denis Williams
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Portrait of Count Basie, 1950s. Artist: Denis Williams
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Dizzy Gillespie performing with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London, 1985. Artist: Denis Williams
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Humphrey Lyttelton and Sidney Bechet at Colston Hall, Bristol, 1956. Artist: Denis Williams
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Ella Fitzgerald after a concert at Colston Hall, Bristol, 24 February 1955. Artist: Denis Williams
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Eartha Kitt performing at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 20 March 1983. Her concert end Artist: Denis Williams
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Count Basie Orchestra saxophonist Frank Foster, c1950s. Artist: Denis Williams
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Oscar Peterson looking forward to dinner after a concert at Colston Hall, Bristol, 1955. Artist: Denis Williams
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Count Basie at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, 1979. Artist: Denis Williams
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Bassist Alec Dankworth at The Fairway, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, 14 April 1991. Artist: Denis Williams
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Stephane Grappelli and Claude 'Fiddler' Williams at the Forum Theatre, Hertfordshire, 1980. Artist: Denis Williams
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American vocalist Bobby McFerrin at the Bracknell Jazz Festival, 1983. Artist: Denis Williams
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American trumpeter Ted Curson playing at the Bracknell Jazz Festival, Berkshire, 1983. Artist: Denis Williams
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Portrait of photographer Denis Williams. Artist: Unknown
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Lena Antonis and saxophonist Sonny Rollins, Wembley Conference Centre, London, 1979. Artist: Denis Williams
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Kenny Clare playing the drums, London, 1978. Artist: Denis Williams
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Lionel Hampton on the vibraphone, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, July 1982. Artist: Denis Williams
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Ronnie Boykins playing at the Newport Jazz Festival, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough, July 1978. Artist: Denis Williams
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George Melly on stage at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 8 April 1983. Artist: Denis Williams
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Tina May performing at The Fairway, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, 7 March 1999. Artist: Denis Williams
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Steve Swallow, Ronnie Scott's, London, 1999. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Count Basie and Lena Horne at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, 1979. Artist: Denis Williams
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Portrait of American cornet player Wild Bill Davison, c1950s. Artist: Denis Williams
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Dizzy Gillespie meeting baby Gary Colfer at Knebworth, Hertfordshire, July 1982. Artist: Denis Williams
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Band members of the Eddie Condon All Stars, 1957. Artist: Denis Williams
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Ella Fitzgerald with her sister and record producer and impresario Norman Granz, Bristol, 1955. Artist: Denis Williams
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Cleo Laine, The Globe, London, 2000. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Roland Hanna playing the piano, 1980. Artist: Denis Williams
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Viola Wills, Ronnie Scott's, London, 1974. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Lenny White, Ronnie Scott's, London, 2002. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Curtis Stigers, Brecon Jazz Festival, Powys, Wales, 2007. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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John Stubberfield, Tenor Clef, London, 1993. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Bryan Ferry, Love Supreme Jazz Festival, Glynde, East Sussex.  Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Georgie Fame, Ronnie Scott's, London.   Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Legendary jazz clarinetist and saxophonist Sidney Bechet at Colston Hall, Bristol, 1956. Artist: Denis Williams
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The Daryl Runswick Quartet in concert at The Stables, Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, 1981. Artist: Denis Williams
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Jose Neto, Ronnie Scott's, London, 1994. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, Brecon Jazz Festival, Powys, Wales, 1999. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Spike Robinson, Ronnie Scott's, London, 1993. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Dave Brubeck in concert at Kelsey Kerridge Sports Hall, Cambridge, 25 May 1978. Dan Brubeck is on dr Artist: Denis Williams
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Bobby Wellins, Watermill, Dorking, Surrey, 2000. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Alec Dankworth, Watermill, Dorking, Surrey.  Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Cleo Laine, John Dankworth, Tim Garland and Alec Dankworth, The Globe, London, 2008.  Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Courtney Pine, Love Supreme Jazz Festival, Glynde, East Sussex, 2013. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Illinois Jacquet and Sarah Vaughan, Capital Radio Jazz Festival, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, 1981. Artist: Denis Williams
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Bassist Eddie Jones at the Capital Radio Jazz Festival, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, 1982. Artist: Denis Williams
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Petula Clark in concert at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 28 January 1984. Artist: Denis Williams
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Eddie Henderson, Bass Clef, 1990. Artist: Brian O'Connor
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Art Blakey on stage with the Jazz Messengers at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 1978. Artist: Denis Williams
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The Lionel Hampton Orchestra in concert at Colston Hall, Bristol, 1956. Artist: Denis Williams
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Slim Gaillard playing his guitar at the Forum Theatre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 13 November 1986. Artist: Denis Williams
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Frank Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Jr backstage at the Royal Albert Hall, London, 28 May 1992. Artist: Denis Williams
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Irving Rosenthal with a French horn, c1950s. Artist: Denis Williams
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Portrait of American pianist Earl 'Fatha' Hines, 1950s. Artist: Denis Williams
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Big Chief Russell Moore, Arvell Shaw and Barrett Deems performing, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, 1984. Artist: Denis Williams
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Art Pepper holding his saxophone, Royal Festival Hall, London, 14 July, 1980. Artist: Denis Williams
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Buddy Rich in Middlesbrough, 1978. Artist: Denis Williams
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Dave Brubeck and Dizzy Gillespie at the Capital Radio Jazz Festival, Alexandra Palace, London, 1979. Artist: Denis Williams
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The brass section of the Count Basie Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London, 18 July 1980. Artist: Denis Williams
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American bandleader Stan Kenton giving an interview, c1950s. Artist: Denis Williams
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Herbie Flowers, Hawth, Crawley, West Sussex, Nov 2015. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Herb Geller, Bass Clef, London, April 1990. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Abdullah Ibrahim, Brecon Jazz Festival, Powys, Wales, August 2001. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Salena Jones, Pizza Express, Maidstone, December 1993.   Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Ronnie Cuber, Brecon Jazz Festival, Brecon, Powys, Wales, 2003. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Marlene VerPlanck, Watermill, Jazz Club, Dorking, Surrey, Mar 1999. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Dave McKenna, Gracey's, Eastbourne, 1998. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Frank Morgan, Subterranean Club, Labroke Grove, London, Oct 1990. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Brian Dee, Watermill Jazz Club, Dorking, Surrey, June 2000. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Roy Hargrove, Ronnie Scott's, London, Nov 1991. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Gogi Grant, Pizza on the Park, London, Dec 1993. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Larry Grenadier, Brecon Jazz Festival, Brecon, Powys, Wales, Aug 1999. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Nnenna Freelon, Ronnie Scott's, Soho, London, July 2000. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Susannah McCorkle, Pizza on the Park, London, April 1991. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Nicholas Payton, Brecon Jazz Festival, Powys, Wales, August 2001. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Ernestine Anderson, Ronnie Scott's, Soho, London, 1981. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Mose Allison, Bulls Head, Chislehirst, 1994. Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Jimmy Ruffin, London, 1974.   Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Dionne Warwick, London, 1974.   Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Art Pepper, (Dexter Gordon), Knebworth, 1981.   Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Dennis Potter, BAFTA, London, 1990.  Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Andre Previn, London, 1985.   Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Marion Montgomery, Ronnie Scott's, Soho, London, 1987.   Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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Ella Fitzgerald, Capital Jazz Festival, Knebworth, 1981.   Artist: Brian O'Connor.
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