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1960s jazz through Jim Marshall's lens

Published 7:56 PM ET, Sun September 25, 2016
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Miles Davis plays the trumpet at the Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, California, in 1964. It's one of the images in a new book, "Jazz Festival" by legendary music photographer Jim Marshall. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
A musician plays the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1963. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Duke Ellington, left, performs with saxophonist Paul Gonsalves, center, at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1960. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
The crowd at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1963. Marshall captured those final summers when jazz was still widely popular. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Dizzy Gillespie sits backstage at Monterey in 1963. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Nina Simone sings at Newport in 1963. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Saxophonist John Coltrane slumps on a bench backstage. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Louis Armstrong performs at Monterey in 1965. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
A Dizzy Gillespie fan peeks through a hole backstage at Monterey in 1963. The button on the back of his head says "Dizzy Gillespie for President." © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
A festivalgoer poses for the camera at Monterey in 1964. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Herbie Hancock at Monterey in 1963. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Big Mama Thornton, left, rehearses at Monterey with a group including Jon Hendricks, Muddy Waters and Memphis Slim in 1966. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Thelonious Monk at Monterey in 1964. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
A sign at Monterey directs attendees to coffee. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Gil Evans plays the piano at Monterey in 1966. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Johnny Hodges at Monterey in 1961. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Hidehiko "Sleepy" Matsumoto performs at Monterey in 1963. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Monk and poet Allen Ginsberg at Monterey in 1963. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
Singer Joan Baez at Monterey in 1965. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press
The rock group Jefferson Airplane at Monterey in 1966. It was a sign of the changing times -- jazz would soon be eclipsed by rock. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC/Reel Art Press