Jeff Tamarkin

Jeff’s Contributions


10/16/14    News

Tim Hauser, Co-Founder of the Manhattan Transfer, Dead at 72

Was only original member still with the famed vocal group


10/15/14    News

Kenny Werner Named Artistic Director of New Berklee Program

Pianist/composer will lead Performance Wellness Institute


10/13/14    News

Concord to Reissue Bill Evans’ Vanguard Recordings in Vinyl Box Set

1961 sessions feature Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian


10/10/14    News

Josh Jackson Joins Virginia’s WVTF/RADIO-IQ

Longtime WBGO radio personality to become Program Director


10/10/14    News

Rufus Reid Kicks Off Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society Season

Other scheduled performers include Houston Person, Dr. Lonnie Smith


10/10/14    News

Motéma Signs 11-Year-Old Pianist Joey Alexander

Prodigy has received plaudits from Hancock, Corea, Wynton


10/09/14    News

NPR, JALC and WBGO Launch “Jazz Night in America”

Online and radio jazz programming, hosted by Christian McBride


10/08/14    News

David Bowie Records New Single With Maria Schneider Orchestra

Jazz musicians Donny McCaslin and Ryan Keberle contribute


10/07/14    News

Jazz Foundation of America to Honor Herbie Hancock

Will receive Lifetime Achievement award and lead Clark Terry tribute


10/07/14    News

ASCAP Announces Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Awards

JazzTimes’ Geoffrey Himes among winners, for bass clarinet article


10/05/14    Photos

Photo Gallery: Jamie Cullum at the Blue Note, NYC, Sept. 2014

The British singer-pianist showcases songs from his forthcoming album


10/05/14    News

Jazz St. Louis Opens $10 Million Performance and Education Center

Wynton Marsalis/JLCO Perform at gala event


10/05/14    News

Uruguay’s Punta del Este International Jazz Festival Set for Jan.

Headliners include Paquito D’Rivera, Harry Allen, Jeremy Pelt


10/03/14    News

Miles Davis Discussion to Take Place in NYC

Son and nephew of Miles will discuss recent Miles-related events


10/03/14    News

Saxist Jimmy Greene to Release Tribute to Slain Daughter

Ana Márquez-Greene was a victim of Sandy Hook shootings


09/29/14    News

Vandoren Launches Video Interview Series

First “Conversations in New York” features Jimmy Heath & Phil Woods

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About Jeff Tamarkin


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