Jeff Tamarkin

Jeff’s Contributions

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06/25/14    News

Las Vegas Jazz Festival Lineup Announced

Event set for Sept. 19-21

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06/25/14    News

NEA Names 2015 Jazz Masters

Carla Bley, George Coleman, Charles Lloyd and presenter Joe Segal honored

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06/25/14    News

Digital & Vinyl Reissues Planned for Prestige Records’ 65th Anniversary

Concord Music Group will also celebrate engineer Rudy Van Gelder’s 90th

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06/25/14    News

Resonance to Release Live 1965 Charles Lloyd Sets

Features Gabor Szabo, Ron Carter & Pete La Roca

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06/25/14    Features

International Jazz Day 2014: A Recap

Celebrating the music's cross-cultural potential

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06/24/14    News

San Jose Jazz Announces Additions to Summer Fest

Poncho Sanchez Band, David Sanborn, Erykah Badu and more

06/24/14    News

Jazz Photos of William P. Gottlieb to Be Exhibited

Bowdoin College Museum in Maine will show 40 classic shots

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06/24/14    News

15th Django Reinhardt NY Festival Set for Aug. 5-10

Special guests to include Anat Cohen, Joel Frahm, Jane Monheit

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06/19/14    News

Vocalist Carmen Lundy to Release Guest-Studded Album

“Soul to Soul” includes Geri Allen, Randy Brecker, Bennie Maupin & others

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06/19/14    News

Miami’s Jazz Roots Series Announces 2014-15 Programs

Dianne Reeves, Sanborn-Jarreau, Michael Feinstein, Ray Charles tribute & more

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06/18/14    News

Horace Silver, 1928-2014

A peerless pianist and composer, he defined hard bop and nurtured many jazz greats

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06/18/14    News

Diana Krall to Release New Album, “Wallflower,” Sept. 9

Tracks include songs by the Eagles, Elton John, McCartney, Dylan

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06/18/14    News

Producer Alan Douglas Dies at 82

Best known for posthumous Hendrix releases, but also worked with Ellington, Blakey, etc.

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06/16/14    News

Marc Ribot to Host Young Guitarists Benefit Tonight

Program is a tribute to Haitian guitarist Frantz Casséus

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06/16/14    News

JALC’s Ertegun Hall of Fame Inducts Four New Members

Betty Carter, Fletcher Henderson, Elvin Jones and Wes Montgomery honored

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06/16/14    News

Istanbul Jazz Festival Set for July 1-16

Jon Batiste, Richard Bona, Derrick Hodge and more scheduled to perform

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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