KBA collage

The collage of Jef Jaisun's work was created by Jen Taylor of VividPix and featured as the centerfold of the official program booklet for the 2007 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. The photos were taken between 1977 and 2006. Key to the collage, L-R starting at the top:

Lonnie Brooks -- San Francisco Blues Festival
Willie Dixon -- Seattle
Fats Domino -- New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Wilson Pickett & Rufus Thomas -- Handy Awards, Memphis
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown -- Pier 61, Seattle
Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Robert Lockwood, Jr. -- Alfred's, Memphis
Rufus Thomas’ lapel -- Memphis in May
Elvin Bishop -- Fresh Air Club, Seattle
Eddie Bo -- New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Ruth Brown & Bobby Rush -- W.C. Handy Awards, Memphis
Lonnie Brooks' guitar neck -- SF Blues Festival

2nd Row

J.B. Hutto -- Seattle
Bonnie Raitt -- New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Ray Charles -- House of Blues, Los Angeles
Mavis Staples -- Pocono Blues Festival
Little Milton, Memphis Horns, Sir Mac Rice -- W.C. Handy Awards, Memphis
Buddy Guy -- Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA
Johnny Cash -- Seattle Center Coliseum

3rd row

Frank Frost -- Helena, Arkansas
John Lee Hooker -- The Fabulous Rainbow, Seattle
B.B. King -- Paramount Northwest, Seattle
Calvin Owens -- Seattle
Robert Cray -- Concord Pavilion, CA
Marcia Ball -- San Francisco Blues Festival
Luther Allison -- Bumbershoot, Seattle

4th row

Koko Taylor -- Bumbershoot, Seattle
Shirley Dixon -- Chicago Blues Festival
Muddy Waters & Bob Margolin -- The Showbox, Seattle
Irma Thomas fans -- Waterfront Blues Festival, Portland, OR
Buckwheat Zydeco -- Chicago Blues Festival
Jessie Mae Hemphill -- The Owl, Seattle
Paul Butterfield -- Masonic Temple, Seattle
Ernie K-Doe -- New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Johnnie Mae Dunson Smith -- Chicago Blues Festival

Bottom edge

Buddy Guy -- Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA
Pinetop Perkins & Hubert Sumlin -- Jazz Alley, Seattle
Rufus Thomas -- Memphis in May
David “Honeyboy” Edwards -- Chicago Blues Festival
Lonnie Brooks' Guitar -- San Francisco Blues Festival
Ike Turner & Henry Butler -- W.C Handy Awards, Memphis



Jef Jaisun
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