Jay has been taking rock and roll photographs for over 30 years. His work appears regularly in many magazines including Rolling Stone, Guitar Player, Guitar World, and MOJO. He has shot CD Packaging for Virgin, Reprise, EMI, Columbia and Arista Records. Jay has worked with many legendary performers including The Grateful Dead, Carlos Santana, John Lee Hooker & Tom Waits. Jay's first book Between The Dark and Light: The Grateful Dead Photography of Jay Blakesberg was published in November 2002 by Backbeat Books.