For more than three and a half decades, Jeff Tamarkin has been one of the most respected and prolific music journalists in the country. For 15 years he was Editor of Goldmine, the bible of record/CD collectors. Prior to that, he served as the first Editor of CMJ and as Editor of Relix. He was also the first Editor of Grateful Dead Comix, has written for dozens of publications, including Billboard, Newsweek, Playbill, Creem, Mojo, Newsday, New York Daily News, Boston Phoenix and others,, and has contributed to the Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music and the All-Music Guide. He has written the liner notes for more than 80 CDs, including most of the Jefferson Airplane catalog, as well as related CDs by Hot Tuna, Jefferson Starship and solo albums by the members of those bands. Jeff has also served on the Nominating Committee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and as a consultant to the Grammys. As a consultant to the Music Club CD label, he assisted in releasing over 180 reissues and compilations, in styles ranging from jazz to country to pop. Got a Revolution! The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane (Atria Books) was his first book. Published in June 2003, it was the first biography of this legendary San Francisco band, and was written with the cooperation of all of the band members. From 2002-2006 Jeff has been the Editor of Global Rhythm, the leading magazine for world music and global culture. He is currently the Associate Editor of JazzTimes. He is the co-author of Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo and Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc., by Howard Kaylan. He lives in Hoboken, NJ, with his wife, the novelist and Boston Globe book columnist Caroline Leavitt, and their son, Max.