Music

The Musicians Who Shaped New York City

Christopher Anderson's portraits of pioneering New York City artists who dared to experiment, innovate, and establish the foundation of the city's sonic landscape

Christopher Anderson

Christopher Anderson Musician, singer, and songwriter Joanna Newsom. NYC. USA 2015. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Rapper Azealia Banks. New York City, NY. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Rick Rubin. NYC. USA.2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Nile Rodgers. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson James Todd Smith aka LL Cool J. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Chan Marshall aka Cat Power. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Richard Hell. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Ezra Koenig of the band Vampire Weekend. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Joseph Saddler aka Grandmaster Flash. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Mary J. Blige. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Kevin Donovan aka Afrika Bambaataa. NYC. USA.2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson James Todd Smith aka LL Cool J. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Sonny Rollins. NYC. USA.2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Darryl McDaniels known as DMC of the rap group Run DMC. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Ronnie Spector. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori of Cibo Matto. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Nas. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Curtis James Jackson III aka 50 Cent. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Suzanne Vega. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Lady Gaga. USA. 2011. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson John Cale of the Velvet Underground. NYC. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos