Ronnie Scott's 1959-69
Photography by Freddy Warren
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9.30am–5.30pm;
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30am–7.30pm;
Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays
Please note the Library will be closed 24–26 Dec
And close early on 31 Dec at 5.30pm
A warm and intimate series of portraits marking the 60th anniversary of London’s legendary jazz club and the publication of a new book.
To celebrate the work of Freddy Warren, a selection of photographs are showcased in this exhibition that captures the atmosphere and movement of jazz.
His photographs include performance shots and off–stage pictures of Miles Davis, Art Blakey, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Duke Ellington, Nina Simone and more. A previously unseen archive of his work also features behind the scene images of Ronnie Scott, personally overseeing the construction of the club's iconic Soho venue.
A Barbican Music Library Exhibition curated by Reel Art Press.
The Barbican Libraries are located on Level 2 within the Barbican. They can be accessed from the main building via stairs or lifts from Level G or via Frobisher Crescent from the highwalks.
Level 2, Barbican Centre
Silk Street, London
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle. Plan your journey and find more route information in ‘Your Visit’ or book your car parking space in advance.