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The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries presents Jim Marshall's 1967, part of a citywide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. The exhibition features a trove of photographs taken by Marshall that capture the vitality of the neighborhood and the multiple scenes and movements that called the Haight and San Francisco their home. The exhibit features a selection of 80 images from the thousands Marshall took in one fast-paced calendar year.

 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 greats, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Wes Mongomery, Ben Webster, Nina Simone, Theolonious Monk and John Coltrane.

Quicksilver Messenger Service

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Archive, collects some 600 of Marshall’s black and white images made between 1960 and 1966, most of them previously unpublished.

Omar Clay

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 you!) The book covers six years of Monterey and Newport Jazz Festivals, on stage and behind the scenes, and is chock-a-block with pics.

Max the Cat Kamakura

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invite you to the book launch and signing of:
JAZZ FESTIVAL: JIM MARSHALL

from Jazz Festival

By John Blake, CNN

"Jazz is dead."

Jazz connoisseurs have been hearing that eulogy for at least half a century. They're a picky bunch, often complaining about the quality of contemporary jazz while pointing to some golden era when "real" jazz thrived.
    But if jazz did indeed die, what was the cause of death, and when did it pass away?
    A new book, "Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall," offers some possible answers. It features a handsome collection of black-and-white photos of jazz icons playing for and mingling with the glamorous crowds at the Monterey Jazz Festival in the early 1960s. The photos were taken by the legendary music photographer Jim Marshall, who captured those final summers when jazz was still widely popular -- and when it started to lose its commercial appeal.
    Johnny Hodges

    "Jazz Festival" named by American Photo to its list  of "Best Photography Books Fall 2016."

    Prague poster

    Jim Marshall's photos appearing in his best seller "The Haight: Love, Rock and Revolution" are on display at the Leica Gallery Prague through March 28