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  • SF Jazz Center exhibit
    Wed, 09/07/2016 Jazzy Jim Marshall Photo Installation

    by Rose Garrett

    A new public photography installation has gone up in the windows of the long-vacant San Francisco Unified School District building at Fell & Franklin.

    Installed by neighboring SFJAZZ and curated by SFJAZZ photographer laureate Jim Goldberg, the new installation displays works by celebrated photographer Jim Marshall, who made his name documenting musicians of... more

  • Wes Montgomery

    John Coltrane with Wes Montgomery photographed at The Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA
    (September 24, 1961)
    © Jim Marshall Photography LLC.

    Wed, 09/07/2016
    British Journal of Photography: Jim Marshall’s photos of 60s jazz festivals...

    Written by Jacob Brookman

    Jim Marshall’s photos of 60s jazz festivals capture the many greats of the ‘first uniquely American art form’.

    A new release celebrates the work of Grammy-award winning ‘father of music photography’, Jim Marshall as he documented American jazz festivals during the 1960s. Featuring icons such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie and Nina Simone, the collection... more


  • Jazz Festival cover photo

    Photo from the book cover of "Jazz Festival"
    © Jim Marshall Photography LLC

    Tue, 09/06/2016
    BBC Arts: Black and white and heard all over …

    Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall is a lavish new book celebrating the legendary rock photographer's early work at the Newport and Monterey Jazz Festivals of the 1960s. Some 600 black-and-white images, most previously unseen, capture not only the musical icons of the time, but the freedom, excitement and intimacy of the events, whose integrated crowds led the way for the civil rights... more


  • Jazz Festival cover photo

    Miles Davis in conversation with actor Steve McQueen, backstage at the 1963 Monterey jazz festival.
    © Jim Marshall Photography LLC

    Sat, 09/03/2016
    The Guardian: Jazz was the catalyst for change': Jim Marshall’s images of...

    by Sean O'Hagan

    “Jim was a guy you either loved or hated, there was no in-between,” says Amelia Davis, Jim Marshall’s erstwhile assistant and now archivist. “If he loved you, he would lie down in front of a truck for you. If he hated you, he would happily drive the truck over you.”

    Marshall, who died in 2010, is known as the father of modern music photography – Jimi Hendrix... more


  • Workers' Rights

    Workers' Rights

    Fri, 08/05/2016
    'If This Art Could Vote'

    Jim Marshall iconic photo of Cesar Chavez as interpreted by acclaimed artist Shepard Fairey in "Workers' Rights" is the first of 5 pieces from to be featured in Huffington Post's "If This Art Could Vote" - a collection of political art! Check out

    Debuting this summer, American Civics is the... more

  • "Jazz Festival" book cover
    Fri, 07/01/2016
    'Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall,' the definitive book on '60s jazz...


    Reel Art Press is proud to present Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall, a perfect tribute to the legendary photographer. Containing 95 percent previously unseen images, the book captures the freedom, the excitement and the intimacy of the Newport and Monterey Jazz Festivals of the 1960s. All of the Jazz Icons are here; Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie... more PDF icon Reel Art Press: The official press release

  • american civics: voting rights

    Interpretation of Marshall's 1964 photo of Fannie Lee Chaney, mother of slain civil rights activist James Chaney

    Fri, 05/06/2016
    Shepard Fairey and the Jim Marshall Estate Announce “American Civics”

    Shepard Fairey and the Jim Marshall Estate Announce “American Civics”

    Fairey interprets Marshall’s iconic photography with Fine Art Limited screen prints depicting social justice issues: Voting Rights, Mass Incarceration, Workers’ Rights, Gun Culture, and Two Americas

    Los Angeles, April 28, 2016: Debuting this summer, American Civics... more

  • Tue, 11/24/2015
    Interview with Carlos Santana about "Jim Marshall Seen Through the Eyes of...

    From KPIX: Interview with Carlos Santana about his curated exhibit "Jim Marshall Seen Through the Eyes of Carlos Santana."  Curated by Santana, forty images, many on public display for the first time, are at Mumm Napa.

  • Carlos Santana decks
    Mon, 11/02/2015
    FTC Skateboarding, Jim Marshall Photography LLC and Carlos Santana Team Up for...

    FTC Skateboarding, Jim Marshall Photography LLC and Carlos Santana, in association with San Francisco Art Exchange (SFAE), announce a new series of limited-collector-edition FTC skateboard deck sets showcasing influential images of music icon Carlos Santana taken at Woodstock by renowned rock photographer Jim Marshall.

    The decks will be released Friday, November 20 at FTC Skateboarding... more

  • Mike Bloomfield
    Thu, 10/15/2015
    In case you missed this … Jim Marshall, cultural icon

    The work of Jim Marshall, noted photographer and chronicler of music history, is much in demand in today's storytelling.

    The passage of time has been kind to the music, fashion and art of the music revolution, as evidenced by the recent resurgence of their influences in mainstream culture. Legendary musicians who have taken to the road once again—many, on nostalgic, commemorative tours—... more