Many working in photography find in the rhythms of the photo essay inspiration and resonance in music. Perhaps no one else did what John Coltrane managed to do in expanding sound to places one never knew it could go, and doing it as revelation. So many photographers worked with jazz musicians — Roy DeCarava, Lee Friedlander, Larry Fink, Eugene Smith, among others — somehow making the music visible. Coltrane asks, perhaps, can the visible also be made into music?

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