Musings and Reflections From This Photographer’s 20th Jazz Fest

Well, I haven’t mused and reflected here for some years, having my coverage for other sources do that for me. And while grateful to share my coverage again with No Depression, who continues to be incredibly supportive of music focused…

THROUGH THE LENS: Everything Everywhere All at Once for Roots Music Fans at the 2023 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

May 17, 2023 I'm still drying out from the seven days of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in at least a few ways.  The 2023 edition really is best described as everything, everywhere, all at once for those who live for live…

Jim Brock Photography Exhibit at The Olympia Club to Run Through March

March 3, 2023 A retrospective of Jim Brock Photography will be on display at The Olympia Club, in Santa Monica through the month of March. The exhibit will cover Jim's love of jazz and blues, roots and Americana, legacy music festivals…

Through the Lens: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Returns In All of Its One-of-a-Kind Splendor

  May 18, 2022 After three years of a pandemic pause in an ever wobbly world, the 51st New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returned, and in a big way. Around 475,000 attended the seven days of  music, culture, food and art…

THROUGH THE LENS: The Many Memories of the Newport Folk Festival

No Depression, one of the foremost sources for Americana and roots music coverage, asked if I'd provide a retrospective of my Newport Folk Festival work for their Through the Lens Column, ahead of what would have been 61 years since the inaugural festival. If you have followed this blog at all, you'll know I jumped at the opportunity to share a selection of images with the musical community No Depression speaks to.