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Award-winning photographer Amelia Davis, who was also the assistant to prolific rock photographer Jim Marshall for his final thirteen years, kicks off the talks with a slide presentation of Marshall's iconic images from Woodstock, Monterey Pop and more.
WANTPOP: Amelia Davis will share moments in history through the work of famed photographer Jim Marshall.
Amelia Davis will share moments in history through the work of famed photographer Jim Marshall on July 31, 2014. From the 1950s North Beach Jazz scene in San Francisco through the turmoil of the 1960s and the rock & roll explosion in America, Marshall captured truly iconic photographs, including images of Johnny Cash’s groundbreaking Folsom and San Quentin concerts.
James Joseph Marshall (February 3, 1936 – March 24, 2010) was a photographer, often of rock stars. He had extended access to numerous musicians through the 1960s and 1970s, including being backstage at The Beatles' final concert in San Francisco's Candlestick Park, and chief photographer at Woodstock.
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Music lovers may want to head to a new music photography show in Chelsea in a "jumpin' jack flash," because it covers a musical milestone for rock and roll's original bad boys, The Rolling Stones. NY1's Arts reporter Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
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Jim Marshall was one of the greatest rock photographers who ever lived, and this month a new book, The Rolling Stones, 1972 (released by Chronicle Books on July 25) and two exhibits, at the Steven Kasher Gallery in NYC (runs through September 8) and the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle (runs through January 16), will showcase never-before-seen photographs he took of the Rolling Stones' legendary 1972 tour.
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