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POSTED: 10 Oct 16 10:37

Jim Marshall at Jazz at Lincoln Center

POSTED: 28 Sep 16 10:36

“Reel Art Press prides itself in its exceptional taste, curatorial eye, and eclectic selection of material. Without a doubt, Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival is a title in which they may take great pride.”

New York Journal of Books' glowing review of Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall is available to read here.

POSTED: 28 Sep 16 12:00

Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall from Reel Art Press on Vimeo.

At Monterey and Newport, it was all about the music...

Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall

POSTED: 28 Sep 16 12:00

Bertelsmann and Lightpower Collection Exhibit Photographs of Rock'n'Roll legends in Theater Gütersloh

70 iconic works of live and documentary photographer Neal Preston can be seen from October 27 to November 27, 2016

Program with readings, photography workshop and a music evening for young bands from the region.

The media company Bertelsmann, the Lightpower Collection and Gütersloh Culture Spaces present from the end of October 70 impressive photographic portraits of rock and roll greats like Led Zeppelin, Queen, Mick Jagger or Bruce Springsteen in Theater Gütersloh. The colour and black-and-white photographs of renowned live and documentary photographer Neal Preston have been taken in the course of 40 years. The exhibition "Neal Preston - In the Eye of the Rock'n'Roll Hurricane" having already been enthusiastically received at the Montreux Jazz Festival, in Las Vegas, Stockholm, and at the Musikmesse Frankfurt; from October 27 to November 27, 2016, now comes to Gütersloh.

Neal Preston portrayed many legendary musicians and bands with his camera: Carlos Santana, Alice Cooper, Bob Marley, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, David Bowie, Deep Purple, Roger Waters, Janis Joplin, Prince, Madonna and Frank Zappa, just to name a few. His pictures are among the most important works of rock and roll photography and form the most extensive archive of rock history.

The Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe said: "For Bertelsmann, music is not only a core business, but also a part of the corporate identity. The music rights of many of the portrayed by Neal Preston artists are served by our music subsidiary BMG, such as the most important works of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, of Pink Floyd songwriter Roger Waters, Iggy Pop and David Bowie. It therefore makes sense to support such an outstanding showcase at our headquarters Gütersloh. "

The exhibition offers a multimedia experience: In addition to the stories behind the pictures, which can be heard on headphones, there are film pieces mentioning Neal Preston and companions to speak. Moreover memorabilia can be seen from his career. Neal Preston's Fine Art Prints are in high demand among collectors worldwide. All proceeds from sales of the Lightpower Collection are to benefit an industry foundation for needy event technicians.

Bertelsmann, Lightpower Collection and Gütersloh Culture Spaces invite you on 26 October 2016 to the theater Gütersloh. There guests will find a panel discussion with Neal Preston and BMG -Europachef Fred Casimir, who will exchange ideas about their many years of experience in the music business. The exhibition "Neal Preston - In the Eye of the Rock'n'Roll Hurricane" is open to the public on October 27 for a month, from 5 - 9pm every day. Admission is free.

"We are pleased that the cultural space with its diverse opportunities can provide the ideal space for such an exhibition in conjunction with accompanying events. The theater Gütersloh is the perfect stage for Neal Preston's Fine Art Prints to set the scene, "said Andreas Kimpel, Superintendent of Cultural Facilities and Cultural Affairs of Gütersloh.

The program for the exhibition looks on 29 October 2016 a night with Neal Preston, in which he speaks under the slogan "Behind the Pictures" of his images and their origins personally. On November 19, 2016 followed by an evening with the actor Benno Fürmann who reads the works of the cult journalist Hunter S. Thompson - an icon of the hippie movement and the founder of the so-called gonzo journalism. the workshop "Shooting Shows" are taught basics of concert photography On 23 November 2016 the framework and on the evening of the same day contact young bands from the region in "create music" on the studio stage of the theater Gütersloh.

"Neal Preston - In the Eye of the Rock'n'Roll Hurricane"
October 27 to November 27 2016
Exhibition in Theater Gütersloh
Barkeystraße 15
33330 Gütersloh

Opening times:
5-9pm every day;
Free admission.

For more information: http://www.lightpower-collection.com/de/

POSTED: 28 Sep 16 12:00

"You can almost feel the sun's warming rays and an ocean breeze emanating from Jim Marshall's evocative photographs in the book."

Graham Marsh's piece on the enduring style of Modern Jazz hipsters featured Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival hits all the right notes. Read here.

POSTED: 26 Sep 16 12:00

"Marshall's shimmering photographs of those lazy summer days when the giants of jazz mingled with the crowd won't be seen as just a celebration of their music. It'll be the epitaph for an era."

CNN's recent piece on Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall is available to read here.

POSTED: 26 Sep 16 12:00

"It seems Jazz is the most visual of aural mediums"

Tony Nourmand and Graham Marsh sat down with Robert Elms on his BBC Radio London radio show on saturday morning to discuss Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall. Covering everything from social significance of jazz in the 60s, to the immaculate style on display from performers and attendees. Click here and skip to 01:10 for the interview.