The magazine of the art-form of the photo-essay “A free, really high quality photo-essay magazine.  Fabulous!” Stephen Fry. British actor, writer and film & documentary maker
Mar 2016 back issue
Marching Bands
by Jules Allen
Marching Bands, the fifth book by Jules Allen, documents the marching band as a modern, precision art form that fully embodies the love of the public event as a spectacle. Dynamic marching bands breathe the soul and spirit of Africa within the modern world. They create extravagant pageants intended to inspire, educate and entertain. Culled from field trips ranging over a period of almost 30 years, the 96 images within the book, capture the bands as they engage in trash talk, swagger and colloquialisms. Jules Allen, Photographer & Professor, Art & Design, Queensborough Community College, collaborated with the QCC Art Gallery Press in publication of this book.
Newark, NJ.
Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD.
New Orleans, Louisiana.
Portsmouth, Virginia.
Portsmouth, Virginia.
Battle of the Bands, Atlanta, GA.
Battle of the Bands, Atlanta, GA.
Bud Billiken Day Parade, Chicago, IL.
African American Day Parade, New York, NY.
Baltimore, Maryland.
White Plains, NY.
New York, NY.
Bud Billiken Day Parade, Chicago, IL.
Bud Billiken Day Parade, Chicago, IL.
Morgan State University, University, Baltimore, MD.
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