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S: Singin' The blues By Peter Jarvis

FC: Singin' The Blues: a photodocumentary of collages on blues music by Peter Jarvis

1: Copyright © 2013 by Peter Jarvis All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical reviews and certain other noncommercial uses permitted by copyright law. For permission requests, e-mail to the publisher, address:

3: Singin' The Blues: a photodocumentary of collages on blues music by Peter Jarvis

4: Peter Jarvis is a rising photographer who loves music.since the beginning of the year he has been discussing ways he can put the spirit of the blues in his photographs. peters use of photo shop reminded of how important it is to use photo shop. his use of collage inspires me to continue using photo shop even though i may not always agree with photo shops aspects. i believe peter will take this project further into the breath-taking spirit of the blues.i cannot wait to see what Peter Jarvis does next! - Daniel Rosca

6: collage 1 - B.B. King was born september 16, 1925 in itta bena, mississippi, on a plantation. his full name was riley b. king. he is 87 years old and still travels all over the world. his guitar was named lucille in 1949. he was playing a dance hall in twist, arkansas, during winter. the club employees would take a big container, lokked like a big garbage pail, half full of kerosene, and put it in the mddle of the dance floor. two guys started fighting, and knocked the container over, engulfing the building in flames. everybody including b.b. king headed for the door. when he got out, he realized that he left his guitar inside, and he almost lost his life saving his guitar. the next day he learned that the two guys were fight ing over a girl who worked in the club, named lucille. he named his guitar lucille to remind him never to do a thing like that again. in the late forties, he was nicknamed B.B. King. one of the first songs he recorded was "Got The Blues." he won his first of many grammy awards for a song called "The Thrill Is Gone." in Indianola Mississippi, there is a museum called the B.B. King museum and delt interpretive center. he owns the B.B. King's Blues Club, in various locations around the country. he has been known since the sixties as "The King Of The Blues Worldwide," or simply " The King Of the Blues." he has released 59 albums and 138 singles.

8: collage 2

10: albert king and stevie ray vaughan in session - albert king was born april 25, 1923, on a cotton plantation in indianola, mississippi,

12: b.b. king live at the montreux jazz festival 1993

14: two B.B. King DVDs

16: picture of B.B. King

18: B.B. King live DVD

20: Epiphpone B.B. king Lucille signature Guitar

22: Peter Jarvis was born June 28, 1995 in Sacramento, CA. all his life he has been a music lover and a sports fan. he went to his first major league baseball game when he was ten, and immediately loved watching Barry Bonds hit towering home runs. he enjoys going to Disneyland with his family and going on Indiana Jones and the temple of the forbidden eye. he still lives in Sacramento with his parents and younger brother, nick. he is a passionate musician, and plays the guitar and banjo. he loves baseball, basketball, football, bull riding, and sports like BMX, motocross, snowboarding, etc. he loves watching the dew tour and the x games, and he enjoys watching Rod Serling's original the twilight zone and listening to comedian tell their jokes. he loves photography and is currently working on a Disneyland project.

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