A New Golden Door, The Bob Marley Door, Manifests at Junior Marvin’s Tribute Concert at Hamilton Live

by Chris Murray on December 30, 2014

FullSizeRender-2Junior Marvin’s Wailers backup singer Simone Gordon with artist William Adair and the Bob Marley Door. Copyright © Chris Murray/Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved.

Junior Marvin’s Wailers gig at Hamilton Live was a strong groove. It became something of an arts festival with a fantastic show of David Burnett’s photographs of Jamaica and the reggae music scene projected during the live performance. Artist William Adair had one of his gilded doors for his Golden Doors to Infinity installation project backstage, which was marked by all the musicians and singers performing that evening. The Bob Marley Door, as it came to be called, will be part of Adair’s 31-door installation in the Joshua Tree desert in 2016. A selection of Adair’s doors will be featured at an exhibit January 15 in Los Angeles at Mr Musichead Gallery.

David Burnett’s photo of Alvin “Secco” Patterson and Tony “Gilly” Gilbert projected live during Junior Marvin’s Wailers show.

IMG_4666“A winner is a dreamer who never gives up”


IMG_4693Detail from the Bob Marley Door.

IMG_4526Engineer Jimmy Fox, Junior Marvin, and William Adair in the green room at Hamilton Live. Junior holds the Paul Reed Smith 408 guitar he is about to perform with. Copyright © Chris Murray/Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved.

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