Photography

Friends of Golden Gate Library present their 25th Year of Jazz on Sundays Series

Friends of Golden Gate Library present their 25th Year of Jazz on Sundays Series

The Friends of Golden Gate Library present their 25th year of Jazz on Sundays at Golden Gate Library, 5606 San Pablo Avenue Oakland. Concerts are every Sunday through August 30. July 12, 2015 Robert Stewart July 19, 2015 Rhonda Benin July 26, 2015 Calvin Keys August 2, 2015 Kenny Washington August 9, 2015 Yancy Taylor […]


Temescal Street Fair Oakland – Sunday, July 5 – 12 – 6pm

Temescal Street Fair Oakland - Sunday, July 5 - 12 - 6pm

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2015 – July 4 and 5

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2015 - July 4 and 5

Two great days of music, art, and family fun in the Fillmore District. See you there! Fillmore Jazz Festival Schedule Downloadable Entertainment Schedule Poster Credit: Craig Frazier Studio


Friends of Golden Gate Library Presents Jazz on Sundays Series 2014

Friends of Golden Gate Library Presents Jazz on Sundays Series 2014

The Friends of Golden Gate Library Presents Jazz on Sundays 2014 at Golden Gate Library, 5606 San Pablo Avenue Oakland. Concerts are every Sunday through August 31. Featured Artist 3:00PM – 4:00PM. History of Jazz with Randy Moore 4:30PM – 5:00PM Open Jam Session 5:00PM – 6:00PM August 3, 2014 – Rhonda Benin & Quartet […]


The Capture of Life: Absent from Color – July 4 – 26, 2014 – Joyce Gordon Gallery

The Capture of Life: Absent from Color - July 4 - 26, 2014 - Joyce Gordon Gallery

The Capture of Life: Absent from Color When: July 4 – July 26, 2014 Preview: Thursday, July 3rd 6-8pm Opening Reception: First Friday, July 4th 6-9pm Artist Talk: Saturday, July 19th 1-3pm Joyce Gordon Gallery 406 14th Street Oakland, CA 94612 Photographers: Susan Bradley, Christine Chorney, Diallo Mwathi Jeffrey, James Knox, Toby Kahn, Carl W. […]


Deniece Williams @ Yoshi’s San Francisco

Deniece Williams @ Yoshi's San Francisco

Deniece Williams Yoshi’s San Francisco 03.15.14 I can remember first hearing Deniece Williams sing “Free” in 1975 or 1976 when I was a child. I remember loving that song and much of her music as I was growing up . Fast forward to 2014 and Yoshi’s San Francisco announced Deniece Williams would be performing there […]


Celebration!!! The Photography of James Knox @ The Sound Room – June 7 – July 3, 2013

Celebration!!! The Photography of James Knox @ The Sound Room - June 7 - July 3, 2013

A new photography exhibit celebrating the rich Bay Area jazz scene and my 50th birthday. Please join us on June 29 at 5:30pm for my artist reception and birthday celebration. The Matt Wong Trio will be providing the music. At 8pm, the Terrence Brewer Quartet will be performing an outstanding concert and I will be […]


Happy Birthday Carmen Lundy!

Happy Birthday Carmen Lundy!

Happy Birthday to singer/songwriter/musician/artist Carmen Lundy!


CBS Bay Sunday – James Knox – Photographer/Jazz Blogger

Here is my CBS Bay Sunday segment on my photographing and blogging about the Bay Area jazz scene. It was originally taped on 07/30/2011. Hope you enjoy it. I had a great time. Big thanks to Akilah Bolden Monifa for inviting on the show.


Happy Birthday, Bobby Hutcherson!!!

Happy Birthday, Bobby Hutcherson!!!

Vibraphone legend Bobby Hutcherson was born on this day in 1937. I first heard Bobby live in an SFJAZZ concert in 1999 celebrating three generations of vibraphonists featuring the great Milt Jackson and young lion Stefon Harris. It was an incredible night of music. I had the opportunity years later to ask Stefon Harris his […]


Jazz Moments: The Photography of James Knox – Interview with Wanda Sabir

Jazz Moments: The Photography of James Knox - Interview with Wanda Sabir

Photo Exhibition February 14 – April 30 First Floor Catalog Lobby Library Hours Mon 12-8; Tues 10-8; Wed-Sat 10-6; Sun 1-5 Artist’s Reception Saturday February 26 2PM Catalog Lobby, 1st Floor I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Wanda Sabir for BlogTalkRadio. We talked about my current jazz photography exhibit, Jazz Moments, at the […]


PRESS RELEASE: Berkeley Public Central Library PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT — Jazz Moments, The Photography of James Knox

Berkeley Public Library 2090 Kittredge Street Berkeley, CA 94704 Press Release Contact: Michele McKenzie — phone: 510-981-6241 For Immediate Release For an exhibit February 14th – April 30th, 2011 PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Jazz Moments The Photography of James Knox Bay Area photographer, James Knox, exhibits color and black and white photographs from his series “Jazz Moments” […]


Good News

As the month comes to a close, I wanted to share some good news. Below are a couple of articles on the photo exhibit I am currently in and a couple of honors/awards I have received this month. I am very honored and blessed. Above are the photo of trumpeter Jeremy Pelt which won 2nd […]


Fox Theatre Oakland Grand Opening

After 10 years of work and millions of dollars in renovations, the Fox Theatre in downtown Oakland reopened on 2/5. In addition to being a music venue, the Fox Theatre is home to the Oakland School for the Arts. I did not attend the opening gala last week, but you can click here to see […]


Capturing The Moment – Jazz & Photography – The Jazzschool in Berkeley Now through March 29

For Immediate Release CAPTURING THE MOMENT: JAZZ & PHOTOGRAPHY A SPECTACULAR EXHIBIT BY PHOTOGRAPHER JAMES KNOX OPEN NOW THROUGH MARCH 29, 2008 AT THE JAZZSCHOOL – BERKELEY , CALIFORNIA BERKELEY, California, January 14, 2008 – The Jazzschool proudly announces the opening of Capturing The Moment – Jazz & Photography, a photography exhibit celebrating the rich […]


Capturing The Moment Photo Exhibit Extended thru 09/06

“You don’t want to miss this wonderful photography exhibit by one of the Bay Areas best culture critics.” – Wanda Ali Batin Sabir I am very pleased to announce that my photo exhibit, Capturing The Moment, has been extended thru Thursday, September 6. I am very honored and blessed. It has been a great run. […]


Flickr-ing brightly

The photo above was take at Jazz at Pearl’s when trumpeter Jeremy Pelt performed there last month. I have using flickr since earlier this year and here are a few of my photo sets. Andy Bey in Concert – Yoshi’s & The Jazz Bakery – April 2005 Healdsburg Jazz Festival – July 2005 Berkeley Jazz […]