Paul Slaughter, an avid jazz fan, has been photographing jazz musicians for over forty years and has an extensive photographic collection of the jazz greats. Previously he had careers as a jazz disc jockey and an actor on stage and television. He has a professional background in commercial photography, photojournalism, an special photography for film, television, and theater. In 1984 he was the Official Photographer for the Los Angeles Olympic Committee. He has led photographic workshops internationally. Assignments have taken him to over 75 countries. Paul is a Contributing Editor to Rangefinder Magazine.