My evening with the jazz stars.
Bear with me. My ultimate point requires me to relate three stories...
Last week in Paris, piano master Roger Kellaway accepted the Prix du Jazz Classique for his album Heroes.
At last! The year-end edition of the Jazz Workshop has arrived!
A loving tribute to Oscar Peterson, 15 August 1925 - 23 December 2007.
Conclusion of a three-part series - although a fourth may be in the cards?
Continuing the three-part experiment.
Here begins a three-part experiment.
Stanley Crouch has been haunting my dreams lately.
Despite some obstacles, The Swingin’ Bassoon displays a deeply gifted, thoughtful, and emotive musician in Daniel Smith.
I suggest that Max Roach is as pivotal a figure as Miles, and like him, a musician who shaped the major developments of his time.
What's up with 'em, anyway?
The test of a truly viable and durable piece of music is whether it can be translated into a different musical language than its source.
What these musicians know is what the rest of the jazz world should have seen 30 years ago.
John McLaughlin might be THE key figure in the first era of jazz fusion. Here's why.
If these old friends had to say goodbye, there was no more more glorious way to do it than Above & Beyond.
A new jazz feature begins at Blogcritics.