Published for the first time are Marshall’s jazz festival photographs from the 1960s, which capture the crowd, the performances and unguarded moments with jazz icons such as Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Ray Charles and many more. Over 95% of the material in this breathtaking volume has never been seen before. Marshall’s remarkable photographs of the festivals at Newport and Monterey immortalize the unique energy and soul of these celebrations of jazz. Complete access to Marshall’s vast archive has been granted for this book. This is the first in a series of books published by Reel Art Press in collaboration with the Jim Marshall Archive.
Photographs by Jim Marshall, foreword by President Bill Clinton, introduction by renowned jazz writer Nat Hentoff, design by art director Graham Marsh (The Cover Art of Blue Note Records, Hollywood and the Ivy Look).
Reel Art Press September 2016
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