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Jim Marshall Photography Book Signing and Conversation With Amelia Davis

  • Leica Store Washington DC 977 F St NW Washington, DC, 20004 United States (map)

Book Signing & Conversation: Jim Marshall Photography book signing and conversation with Amelia Davis (Jim’s former assistant for the last 13 years of his life)

Sponsored by Jack Daniels: VIP Tasting of Sinatra Select Whiskey and the specialty cocktail ‘Gentleman Jack’

Amelia Davis will signing copies of Jim Marshall’s book The Haight: Love, Music, and Revolution and share the stories behind many of his iconic works.

From the 1950’s North Beach Jazz scene in San Francisco through the turmoil of the 60’s and the Rock & Roll explosion in America. The only photographer at Johnny Cash’s Folsom and San Quentin groundbreaking live Concerts and The Beatles last live concert at Candlestick Park. Marshall documented music icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Rolling Stones, The Who, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry and The American culture that Jazz and Rock and Roll shaped. In 2014 Marshall became the first and only photographer to be honored by the Grammys with a Trustees Award for his lifework. 

In Jim’s own words, “ …We were documenting History and didn’t know it.”

Come see moments in history through Jim Marshall’s lens.

About Amelia Davis:
Amelia Davis is the sole owner and manager of Jim Marshall Photography LLC. Amelia, “Davis”, was Jim's assistant for his last thirteen years, and, to whom Jim entrusted his "children" to care for and protect. Amelia, an accomplished award winning photographer, has published three photographic books of her own work and has been included in numerous gallery and juried exhibitions.

The Haight: Love, Rock and Revolution - The Photography Of Jim Marshall hit bookstores in October 2014. Amelia will be presenting images from this book and will be available to sign copies of the book. 

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