Miles Davis, ‘Live at Wembley Arena’ © Stephen Wright at Proud Galleries

Miles Davis, ‘Live at Wembley Arena’

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© Stephen Wright
London, U.K. 1986
Fuji crystal archive lustre finish photographic paper print hand signed by the photographer
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity

‘I travelled from Manchester to Wembley arena and shot Miles for three music papers in one go... a four hundred mile trip, that was worth every moment to hear him play. Taking pictures of Miles Davis was an honour. I love the way he's passionately crouching to get that note, I love the detail of his trumpet having his name engraved on it!’ Stephen Wright

Stephen Wright, from Reading, bought his first camera at 21 from the £40 he won on a premium bond. By 1983 he was taking live pictures of Manchester bands like The Smiths and thereafter U2, Madonna, Miles David and James Brown for music magazines and record companies. These days his body of work sits as part of the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, the Manchester Art Gallery and the Salford Art Gallery. All rather funny when the original film for The Smiths was processed in a bedroom-darkroom, with the chemicals kept in old drinks bottles.

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