Through images of hands, this book conveys the strength, beauty, diversity, depth, and power of the
blues, the root of all American music. It features photographs from Joseph A. Rosen’s 30-plus
years of adventure in blues and music photography. Included are such noted music personalities as
B.B. King, Gary Clark, Jr., Buddy Guy, Al Green, Willie King, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, The
Blind Boys of Alabama, James Brown. The book holds rich treasures for lovers of music,
photography, and the human form. One need not be deeply versed in the blues to appreciate the
beauty, strength, and diversity of those who make it. With powerful imagery, as well as anecdotes
and biographical information, Blues Hands tells a story of human experience.