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Larry Fink's best photograph: a drumbeat transcends a jazz gig

‘I was just sitting there listening to a sax solo – when suddenly I saw this hand fluttering across the drum like a butterfly’

A few weeks ago, at a jazz concert in Los Angeles, I was just sitting there listening to a sax solo and thinking: “My God, my bladder couldn’t be more full. I’ve got to get out of here or I’m going to burst a gasket.” Then I suddenly saw this hand dancing across a drum and it just took hold of me.

The hand was fluttering like a butterfly and the light was coursing through. “What am I going to do?” I thought. “I’m loaded up with urine – but this picture has to be made.” So I got down in a crouch and just managed to hold on until the hand appeared in that surreal way. Then I shot to the bathroom, only just making it.

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