Monthly Archives: March 2010

Jim Marshall

In September of 1987, my copy of American Photographer arrived. It included an article about the dean of music photographers, Jim Marshall. Being a long time fan of his work, I eagerly started reading. I soon came to a statement … Continue reading

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The Chairman of the Board!

In a conversation last week, Frank Sinatra’s name came up. I am reminded of two situations that I was in involving the Chairman of the Board. Situation #1. In the 1980’s there was a summer festival in downtown Chicago called … Continue reading

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Another crazy experience

On Friday, 3/12, I photographed a great band called Silversun Pickups. Having met them before, I knew they would treat me right. I got to the show right before soundcheck, and was informed by the road manager that the headliner … Continue reading

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Photograph the small bands!!

That is the advice I always give photographers when they ask how to “Make it” in the music business. But even that seems to be a pipe dream! I just had dinner with a friend of mine this week. She … Continue reading

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Another great show!

Where can you go to hear a band that plays (in no particular order) Fiddle, Banjo, Resonator Guitar, Dulcimer, Whiskey Jug and Kazoo? Only one band I can think of- the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Just got back from the show, … Continue reading

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