a new little friend...
Here's what goes on at the Ocean House. This is new little friend who is listening to "When You Wish Upon a Star" and other sweet goodies along with her mom. What a Wonderful World !
JazzAscona 2017 by Alessio Pizzicannella
A marvelously talented jazz photographer. Alessio Pizzicannella, captured the essence of the mood at happy JazzAscona in June 2017.
Triad NYC April 4, 2017
Joe Rosen and I go way back to the 1970s. He is the All-Time BEST Blues Photographer and it is always an honor and joy to have him in the house.
Keith Dunn, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Al Copley 1984
1984 at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island, with Stevie Ray Vaughan and Keith Dunn, just before I took off for Europe. BLUES TIME !
Roomful in Providence circa 1975-6
"Crying the Blues" -- A. F. Wensler, photographer
"Crying the Blues" is an award-winning photo by the German jazz photographer Alexander F. Wensler, which took the prize in the German magazine Foto-Forum.
Paris October 2013
Jo Illera Fernandez Illera sent this great photo.
Roomful of Blues 1973 at the Knick
Al Copley at the piano
left to right:John Rossi, Duke Robillard, Ed Parnigoni, Rich Lataille, Greg Piccolo, Doug James (Schecht)
Roomful of Blues 1969
In case you were tired of all these new shots, from left to right: Al, Fran Christina, Larry Peduzzi, Duke Robillard. Photo by Julie Speed, taken in Watch Hill, Rhode Island -- once upon a time.
Lil Joe in TO
1982 or so?
I love the story this tells -- Paris Oct 2013
Al at the Caveau de la Huchette in Oct 2013, with Thibaut Chopin on upright.
Paris 2013, at the Caveau de la Huchette.
The Monster Mash
I guess I've been watching too much of Fred Gwynne ??
Who loves ya?
Caveau de la Huchette, Paris 2013
I'm a Sole Man
Paris Oct 2013
I want YOU !!
Balve Hohle, Germany. Photo by Uli Steinfeld.
Al in Paris 2013
Photo by Jo Illera Fernandez Illera.
There is such a WILD blues audience in this Neaderthal-era cave which holds 3,000 people. This is pianoplunker's heaven. They got it ALL out of me there ! Photo by Uli Steinfeld.
Look Up !!
AC Trio at Caveau de la Huchette, Oct 2013, with Simon Boyer and Thibaut Chopin.
Not a plea --- a Thank You !!
You're a wonderful audience ! Balve, Germany, Tenth Anniversary festival. Photo by Uli Steinfeld.
New to Switzerland
This was from a jazz concert in Herrlisberg, Switzerland, in which the late, great Sil Austin was added to Al's trio. Thomas Durst is in the background of this late '80s shot.
This was a 50th birthday party of an old buddy of mine, up in Chestnut Hill, outside of Boston. Don't tell Steinway what I was up to please !!
in Zoetemeer, Holland 1995
Photo by Kuno Goyarts.
Chesery, Gstaad, 1993
Happy Dancers at the Chesery, Gstaad 1994
Well, Kuno couldn't have taken this picture, 'cause he's in it !
Gala in Geneva
Room decorated by Hermes. Pianist inspired by Erroll Garner.
Oh What a Night !
Chesery astonishment, Gstaad 1993
What's goin' on here??
Nothin' but FUN !!
, Connecticut, USA