Jeff Tamarkin

Jeff’s Contributions

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09/15/14    News

Geri Allen to Perform at Legislative Conference

Rep. John Conyers to host annual event

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09/13/14    News

Joe Sample, Keyboardist and Composer, Dies at 75

Crusaders co-founder transcended genre

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09/11/14    News

Joey DeFrancesco to Release First Holiday Album

Double-disc collection includes traditional and “party” songs

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09/11/14    News

Blue Note Artists to Tour As Our Point of View

Glasper, Akinmusire, Loueke & more will play Monterey, other dates

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09/10/14    News

Lineup Announced for Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert

Geri Allen, Esperanza Spalding, Joe Lovano and more

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09/10/14    News

Guitarists Julian Lage and Nels Cline to Release Duo Album

Lage also to release duets album with Punch Brothers' Chris Eldridge

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09/09/14    News

Kenny Barron & Dave Holland to Release Duo Album

The Art of Conversation” due on Impulse! Oct. 14

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09/09/14    News

Gerald Wilson—Arranger, Musician and Bandleader—Dies at 96

A 75-year career that included collaborations with Ellington and Basie

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09/05/14    News

Madeleine Peyroux Compilation Coming From Rounder

Singer’s first anthology includes unreleased track

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09/05/14    News

Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT) Announces Schedule

Twelve days of brass in NYC, Sept. 17-28

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09/04/14    News

Coltrane Tribute in Philly This Sunday

Kenny Garrett, others to perform

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09/04/14    News

Bebo Valdés Exhibit Coming to NYC

Afro-Cuban pioneer to be feted by Nat’l Jazz Museum in Harlem

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09/04/14    News

Clark Terry Documentary to Be Released

Focuses on trumpeter music and mentoring

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09/04/14    News

Guitarists Eric Johnson and Mike Stern Team for Album, Tour

“Eclectic” is their first-ever collaboration

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09/04/14    Albums

Relentless
Michael Dease

Like doo-wop, trad-jazz or rockabilly, big-band jazz is so closely associated with a bygone era that any musician testing its waters must find a way to transcend retro or just give in and drag out the charts from the swing era. Trombonist Michael Dease...

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09/03/14    Photos

Photo Gallery: Eric Harland's Voyager in NYC

All-star aggregation wows packed Highline Ballroom

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About Jeff Tamarkin

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A former editor-in-chief of Goldmine, CMJ, Relix and Global Rhythm, Jeff Tamarkin is the Associate Editor of JazzTimes. He also spends his days (and often nights) freelancing for a variety of outlets, among them Playbill, the Boston Phoenix, Mojo, Relix and All Music Guide, covering anything from Appalachian string bands to Arabic pop music to rock, R&B, country and jazz of all kinds.

Jeff is the author of the biography Got a Revolution! The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane, as well as more than 75 liner notes and thousands of articles, reviews, press releases, bios, etc. Jeff has been a jazz fan since he was in the single digits and saw a couple of puppets lip-syncing to Oscar Peterson and Clark Terry's "Mumbles" on The Soupy Sales Show.

Jeff Tamarkin joined the JazzTimes community on Jan 31, 2008