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  • Human Be-In, 1967

    Thu, 12/08/2016
    Press Release Update: A Look at the Summer of Love Through the Eyes of...



    The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries presents 
    Jim Marshall’s 1967
    January 26 – June 17, 2017

    SAN FRANCISCO, November 17, 2016 – What would it have been like to be an ambitious music photographer in San Francisco in 1967? Follow iconic... more

  • Jimi Hendrix, Summer of Love, at the Panhandle
    Mon, 11/28/2016
    Press Release : A Look at the Summer of Love Through the Eyes of Legendary Rock...

    Exhibition Locations: San Francisco City Hall, Ground Floor Exhibition + North Light Court Banners
    Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Free and open to the public
    Exhibition Dates: January 26 - June 17, 2017

    The San Francisco Arts Commission... more

  • Jim Marshall
    (© Jim Marshall Photography LLC)

    Wed, 11/09/2016
    Listen to WICN (90.5FM) Podcast with Amelia Davis

     WICN's Inquiry hosted by Mark Lynch features Amelia Davis, Jim Marshall's assistant for 13 years and owner of Jim Marshall Photography LLC, in an engaging interview about Jim and the acclaimed new photo journal of his work, Jazz Festival. Stunning images in black and white capture the jazz scenes at the '60s Newport and Monterey jazz festivals. Jim Marshall photographed all the jazz... more

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  • Quicksilver Messenger Service

    Quicksilver Messenger Service at the Monterey Pop Festival, 1960.
    (© Jim Marshall Photography LLC)

    Wed, 11/02/2016
    Photo Plus Group: Jim Marshall’s Jazz Festival Cool

    Before he was a famous rock photographer, Jim Marshall photographed jazz, covering the festivals in Newport, Rhode Island and Monterey, California in the 1960s and photographing the biggest stars along with their deeply hip audience. Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall, published recently by Reel Art Press in collaboration with the Jim Marshall Archive, collects some 600 of Marshall’s black and white... more


  • Paul Gonsalves and Duke Ellington-1961

    Paul Gonsalves and Duke Ellington at the 1961 Monterey Jazz Festival  (© Jim Marshall Photography LLC)

    Mon, 10/31/2016
    Downbeat: "Jazz Festival" named to holiday gift guide 2016

    The best photographs linger in the mind even after you shut your eyes. It's the same with great jazz songs, whose melodies seem to stay awhile, even after the last note sounds. In both, there's a sense of eternity, which is why the marriage of the two — as in the jazz images of photograper Jim Marshall can seem timeless.


  • Omar Clay

    Omar Clay, Newport Jazz Festival, 1963 
    © Jim Marshall Photography LLC)

    Mon, 10/31/2016
    Acurator Magazine: "Jazz Festival" good bet for music lovers

    Oh yeah - Reel Art Press does it again! The Estate of Jim Marshall is pleased to announce the launch of "Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival" (Reel Art Press, September, 2016). We lost a true hard-working character when Jim died, and we thank Amelia Davis for her dedication to keeping his work out there, and editing such a rich and fabulous book (and for letting me make an edit for this story! Thank... more


  • Jazz Festival cover
    Fri, 10/28/2016
    WICN ( 90.5FM ): Interview by Mark Lynch

    Don't miss talk show host Mark Lynch's interview with Amelia Davis on WICN Public Radio. On the menu, Jim and jazz.

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  • Johnny Hodges
    Fri, 10/21/2016
    Update! Amelia Davis & David Gans talk 'Jazz Festival' on SiriusXM

    Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 30. In Tales from the Golden Road on the Grateful Dead Channel of SiriusXM, Amelia Davis (award-winning photographer and owner of Jim Marshall Photography LLC), David Gans (musician, music journalist, and friend of Jim Marshall), and Gary Lambert (musician and editor/writer of the Grateful Dead's official newsletter) talk about Jim, jazz, jamming... more

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  • Omar Clay

    Omar Clay at the Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island, July 4, 1963. (© Jim Marshall Photography LLC)

    Thu, 10/20/2016
    Marin IJ: Jim Marshall captures jazz’s golden age in new book

    By Paul Liberatore, Marin Independent Journal

    Whenever there’s mention of the work of the late San Francisco photographer Jim Marshall, the first thing most people think of is rock ’n’ roll. A pioneering rock photographer, he was famous for his iconic images of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead and many other bands and musicians from the heyday of rock in the late 1960s and... more


  • Jazz at Lincoln Center
    Wed, 10/05/2016
    Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival with Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Book Signing and Talk

    Celebrate Jazz 100: The Music of Dizzy, Ella, Mongo & Monk and the pre-concert, East Coast book launch of Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival.

    Join Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Director of Public Programs & Education Resources Seton Hawkins in conversation with Graham Marsh, Amelia Davis, and Tony Nourmand.

     Hear firsthand the photographs and stories that... more