Here’s a great place to start. Let’s take care of front lighting so that we can see our performers. There are no hard and fast rules to this, but there are a few guidelines that lighting directors (LD) have discovered over the years.
Leonard was considered one of the great mid-century jazz scene photographers. He started in the late 1940s and left a rich chronicle of a musical era with photos taken in New York, Paris and London through the 1960s.