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Tim Duffy is a musician and photographer dedicated to upholding American musical traditions by supporting its musicians. He founded Music Maker Relief Foundation – a non-profit that assists struggling blues musicians across the country – recording with many of these musicians himself as well as creating his Music Maker label, which gives these artists 100 percent of sales revenues for albums released through it.
His portfolio includes work with traditional fiddlers and singers to rockers and bluegrass guitarists in the Southern region. Working alongside many of them to document their stories through stunning photography.
Duffy is particularly fascinated by roots music and how it’s represented visually. He admires Alan Lomax and Bill Ramsey’s pioneering folklorist efforts of using photographs alongside their recordings of traditional tunes; Duffy believes their work demonstrates why photographs are an essential tool for documenting this genre of music.
Duffy is not only a photographer; he is also an academic who studies Renaissance literature and devotional practice. His publications span epistolary discourse, theory of lyric poetry and cartographic theory – areas in which he excels as a scholar. Duffy is currently working on a book focused on spatial imagination in Renaissance poetry epic and drama.
Timothy Duffy has been involved with many community organizations in Fredericksburg, such as Tree Fredericksburg, Oral History Project and Habitat for Humanity. Additionally he has served on multiple boards of directors such as City of Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation Commission and Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission.
As an artist, Duffy has produced several sculptures which can be seen around Fredericksburg. Additionally, he has done film work for Universal Studios, Disney, PBS Masterpiece Theater and others.
Erich has extensive expertise in life sciences, leadership development, strategic business consulting and executive coaching – and also held an esteemed post as a fighter pilot with the United States Air Force.
As a Councilor, Duffy serves on the Parks and Recreation Commission and Transportation Committee of Fredericksburg City. Additionally, he volunteers with Sunshine Foundation and Tree Fredericksburg.
Ian Pattison is best-known as the creator of Rab C Nesbitt, one of Scotland’s most successful television comedy series. Additionally, he has published multiple books such as A Stranger Here Myself (Picador 2000) and Sweet and Tender Hooligan (Picador 2003).
Ian Pattison never expected much from life when he was born in Govan, Glasgow in the 1950s. Working as a shop worker and dreaming of becoming an author were his only aspirations in life.
Ian had always had an intense passion for music and learned the guitar relatively early. Over time he started to compose songs and poetry but struggled with confidence issues as he often felt that he wasn’t good enough.
He tried to find a solution by joining a music society; however, attending meetings and finishing his tasks proved more of a struggle than anticipated.
As a result, he found it increasingly difficult to focus on writing. Additionally, depression and diabetes were becoming issues; his commute into London for work was becoming increasingly burdensome.
He began to find it increasingly difficult to spend quality time with both his wife and children.
At that point, he made the decision to give up his job and try something different – property investing came to mind as something which could help make him money.
After attending a course, he experienced immediate success with property investments, turning them into a multi-million pound enterprise and giving him more time for family life and marriage.
Over time, Ian has been inspired by a variety of musicians and styles, but especially enjoys playing blues and folk on guitar. Additionally, he currently is part of Hell & Hollar rock band featuring Blake Burns (guitar and vocals), Nate Largent (drums), and Johnny Dusko (bass).
The group plays a mixture of heavy stoner rock with both old school influences and an eye towards the future, giving their live show an energetic and exciting performance with sound that draws from all their influences.
Neal James was a musician and TV personality known for his appearance as Banjo Man on Animal Planet reality series The Call of the Wildman from 2011-14.
Neal Neal of Stanford, Kentucky passed away at 55 due to heart issues. He was widely known for his work at Isaiah House in Willisburg, Kentucky where he assisted those suffering from substance addictions.
He was an avid admirer of bluegrass music, performing songs both traditional American tunes as well as original compositions with modernized arrangements. Additionally, he excelled at banjo playing and was part of the Kentucky Sons bluegrass band.
According to his biography, Neal had an eye-catching sense of humor which made him an integral character within his music. His warm demeanor and laid back personality also cemented him a loyal following among fans.
As a writer, he is widely acknowledged to have had an influential impact on poets such as Edgar Allan Poe. Additionally, he pioneered natural diction and contributed to colloquialism’s development.
Neal wrote in the early 19th century, when American writers such as William Cullen Bryant, Washington Irving, and James Fenimore Cooper were beginning to establish an American literary tradition rooted in British writing. By the time Neal completed his works however, several truly American authors such as Hawthorne, Melville Longfellow Whitman and Mark Twain had already emerged and established themselves in literature as native American voices.
Neal was an outspoken proponent of Christian Science. From 1912-1917 he served on the Christian Science Board of Directors; later under Mary Baker Eddy’s will in 1925 he became one of her trustees.
Mr. Williams also belonged to the Christian Science Publishing Society, helping publish Mary Baker Eddy’s writings; as well as serving on its Board and as Trustee of its Benevolent Association.
Life was not without difficulty for him, however. He needed to decide between career and religion – ultimately choosing Christianity in 1893 when he joined Christian Science Church Philadelphia and eventually serving as director for its Reading Society in 1927.
Duffy was born to Irish parents in London’s East End in 1933 and raised within an intensely political environment; both his father and mother were socialists while at twelve, Duffy attended a progressive school run by London County Council that offered arts programs as a form of intervention for ‘problem children’.
At first he enjoyed visiting art galleries, opera performances, ballet dancers, museums and museums for entertainment; later he would experiment with painting. In 1950 he won a place to study painting at Central Saint Martins but quickly found out that most of his peers were more capable than him.
Duffy made his mark as one of Britain’s premier fashion photographers after receiving his inaugural commercial commission for the Sunday Times in 1959. Soon afterwards he was hired by Vogue where his groundbreaking fashion photography revolutionized how it was represented – later becoming one of its most sought-after photographers.
Duffy helped form a groundbreaking style of documentary fashion photography during London’s postwar swinging era known as ‘Black Trinity’ photography. Their unique approach had an enormous influence on fashion photography during that era.
They were an artists and photographers whose provocative style helped define the 1960s and build the “Swinging London” culture.
Duffy’s style reflected his individuality perfectly; he was an enthusiastic artist and photographer dedicated to producing outstanding photographs, who wanted to produce only perfect results with every shot he took. Duffy was also known to expect nothing short of perfection from both models and photographers in order to produce their work at its peak performance.
Brian Duffy was widely revered as a photographer for his avant-garde approach and ability to capture the essence of a moment. He shot editorials for many top magazines both domestically and abroad and his images remain iconic today.
After his retirement in the 1970s, Duffy enjoyed working as a freelance photographer. He created several fashion campaigns for Benson & Hedges cigarettes as well as starting up a design company with Celia Philo that produced posters for Pirelli calendar as well as designing David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane album cover in 1973.