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Steve Schapiro, Martin Luther King Jr. (with Flag), Selma March, 1965 © Steve Schapiro & Fahey/Klein Gallery
Steve Schapiro, Martin Luther King Jr. (with Flag), Selma March, 1965 © Steve Schapiro & Fahey/Klein Gallery

Between 1988 and ’89, I made two trips to Arkansas and Mississippi with Robert Palmer, who was one of the country’s most respected writers and historians about the history of blues music. We were on assignment for Rolling Stone magazine, and because of Bob’s contacts we had important access to numerous musicians in the area.

What became clear as we began our journey together, searching for the roots of the blues, was that the music is part of the Delta landscape and the people we encountered were carrying on an important tradition that spanned many decades. My goal was to visually depict their lives and their love of the musical tradition in which they lived.

My time on the road with Bob was very special. His unbridled excitement of all things Southern was infective. By day we drove to visit musicians in their homes and towns, and by night we visited blues clubs, juke joints, and house parties. Bob’s encyclopedic knowledge of the music and musicians made for an amazing journey.


David Katzenstein 

David Katzenstein is an American photographer living in New York, USA.

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David Katzenstein

David Katzenstein began taking pictures at an early age hasn’t stopped since. The turning point in the development of his “vision” was a gift of “The World of Henri Cartier-Bresson” (a collection of the famous ...

David Katzenstein
Times Square Project

In September 2013, I began working with the Times Square Alliance on a large project, the goal is to create a collection of unique imagery that explores the life and diversity of the square and its surroundings. What started out as an interesting project about a place that i...

David Katzenstein :–Bronx Portraits

The Bronx Museum knows how to honor its neighborhood communities. As does the photographer David Katzenstein, who during the 2002-2003 school year followed students rehearsing for the musical Grease at the Jane Addams Vocational school. Nine years later, his portraits are now on ...