JORDAN PHOTO NEWS

HOPE IS A GOOD THING

HOPE IS A GOOD THING

Scottsdale, Arizona – Staff and volunteers gathered at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale, Arizona for a special aerial group photo representing ‘HOPE’. The ‘HOPE’ groupshot was produced and photographed by Peter Jordan to commemorate and celebrate the “World Day of Peace” during the Festival of Peace. World Day of Peace, a.k.a. “International Day of Peace” provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date.

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BLESSED BDAY SONNY!

BLESSED BDAY SONNY!

Monterey, California –Theodore Walter “Sonny” Rollins (born September 7, 1930 in New York City) is the most exciting American jazz tenor saxophonist I have had the honor of hearing and photographing. Sonny Rollins is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. Sonny’s outstanding jazz standards, including “St. Thomas”, “Oleo”, “Doxy”, and “Airegin”, have graced the main stage of the Monterey Jazz Festival for the past four decades.

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BLESSED BDAY SENATOR McCAIN

BLESSED BDAY SENATOR McCAIN

Scottsdale, Arizona John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) We appreciate your service to Arizona and our Country as a Naval aviator, Congressman, Senator and Presidential candidate plus the McCain staff’s and your kindness and openness during your Arizona campaigns.

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The Oasis “Rocks” After Dark

The Oasis “Rocks” After Dark

Phoenix, Arizona – As soon as the sun sets, The Oasis After Dark begins! Cool down with poolside dining, a dive-in movie, and a DJ dance party. Corporate events and families can enjoy the Phoenix summers by making a splash at the wave pool, floating down the Zuni River and taking the plunge down the dual 8-story Water Slides. Photo opportunities and high-energy entertainment abound at The Arizona Grand Resort – Arizona’s only Four Diamond all-suite resort!

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SEDONA SUMMERS

SEDONA SUMMERS

Sedona, Arizona – Ahhh… Sedona Summers. What a great escape from the Valley heat! The Poco Diablo Resort is one of Sedona’s resort “jewels”. It’s the perfect starting point for exploring the countless nearby attractions. Trek through Cathedral Rock, mountain bike the canyons of Schnebly Hill or treat yourself to fantastic shopping at Tlaquepaque and downtown Sedona. From jeep tours to hot-air balloon rides, you’re just moments away from the best activities that Sedona has to offer.

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ROCK ON!

ROCK ON!

Monterey, CA – Peter had the privilege of photographing the essence of fusion-guitarist, Pat Metheny at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Metheny performed several songs during his set with a custom-made Pikasso I, created by Canadian luthier, Linda Manzer. Pat Metheny’s extremely versatile style incorporates elements of rock, jazz fusion, progressive and contemporary jazz, post-bop & latin jazz. Pat has three gold albums and 20 Grammy Awards to his credit.

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The Greatest Casualty is Being Forgotten

The Greatest Casualty is Being Forgotten

Phoenix, Arizona – When a warrior faces challenges, the family experiences those challenges along with their warrior. We support family members who suddenly find they are serving as full-time supporters or caregivers. You can help Wounded Warrior Project ® honor and empower Wounded Warriors by hosting a Proud Supporter event, volunteering your time, sending a Thank You note to an injured service member, and much more.

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Celebrating the Solemnity of Pentecost

Celebrating the Solemnity of Pentecost

PHOENIX, AZ – Liturgy expert Sr. Anthony Poerio, IBVM, whose leadership in the diocesan Office of Worship spanned nearly three decades, died May 19th. She was 75. Peter Jordan photographed Sister Poerio presenting the Sacred Chrism Oil during Holy Week at Saint Mary’s Basilica in downtown Phoenix.

Crowning the Loreto Sister’s many achievements was planning the Mass celebrated by Blessed John Paul II at Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Stadium in 1987 and meeting the blessed Mother Teresa in 1989.

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MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON

MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON

Scottsdale, Arizona – Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, captivated Scottsdale during the recent JLL ESC conference held at the beautiful Hyatt at Gainey Ranch Resort. Peter Jordan was honored to photograph the American hero.

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KEEP CALM LONDON

KEEP CALM LONDON

PHOENIX, AZ – Peter Jordan worked with Margaret Thatcher when she toured the Arizona Biltmore in the not too distant past. The Prime Minister was very kind, gracious and accommodating to this “Okie” photographer with our request for photos. Mrs. Thatcher was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. The world felt the loss of the “Iron Lady” on April 8, 2013. And we thought President Reagan was conservative!

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