Jeff Tamarkin

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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


09/25/14    News

Diana Krall Cancels Tour, Pushes Back Album Release

Pneumonia forces postponement till 2015


09/25/14    News

Branford Marsalis to Release “In My Solitude: Live at Grace Cathedral”

First solo album from celebrated saxophonist

09/25/14    News

Pennsylvania’s 4th Zoot Fest Set for Nov. 9

Tickets are now on sale for East Stroudsburg University’s fourth annual Zoot Fest, honoring saxophone legends Al Cohn and Zoot Sims. Zoot Fest will take place from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, at the Innovation Center, located at 562 Independence...


09/24/14    News

Arturo Sandoval Performs Music of Mexico’s Manzanero on New Release

Jorge Calandrelli teams with Cuban trumpeter on"Eternamente Manzanero"

09/24/14    News

Jazz Standard to Donate Ticket Proceeds to Jazz Foundation of America

Organization aids elder musicians in crisis


09/24/14    News

Seattle’s Earshot Jazz Festival Set for Oct. 10-11

Sanders, Lovano, Liebman, Osby and more


09/24/14    News

Trombonist Ray Anderson to Host Jazz Nights at Long Island Winery

Will play with duos and trios, including local students


09/23/14    News

Artists’ Rights Concerts Set for Oct. 18-19

Artists are banding together to fight ad-based piracy

09/23/14    News

Pianist Justin Kauflin in Concert at Library of Congress, Oct. 22

Presented by National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped


09/23/14    News

Irvin Mayfield, Orchestra to Play Apollo Theater

Aaron Neville will serve as special guest


09/21/14    News

U. “Mandolin” Srinivas, McLaughlin Collaborator, Dies at 45

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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