Jazz News & Stories From Around the World

A round-up of this week’s interesting stories about jazz, from around the world

Here are some interesting jazz-related stories and profiles we saw in newspapers, magazines and web sites from all around the world.

Martin Johnson profiles composer and arranger Maria Schneider in the Wall Street Journal.

Melissa Mergner

Maria Schneider conducting her Orchestra at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival 2010

DeNeen Brown profiles Quincy Jones in the Washington Post.

Interesting piece in the New York Times about Charlie Parker’s former home in Manhattan.

David Rowell reviews new book from the late Herman Leonard, noted jazz photographer, in the Washington Post.

In a story for The Village Voice, Tom Sietsema has lunch with Dr. John who dishes about Keith Moon and other memorable people from his past.

And on the radio this past week:

Performances by Gabriel Alegria and Gerald Clayton from Litchfield Jazz Fest on NPR’s JazzSet.

In archival show, Milt Hinton appears on Piano Jazz show with Marian McPartland.

Irma Thomas appears on KPLU FM and sings a few songs.

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