Jeff Tamarkin

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03/09/14    News

New Track from Brian Blade & the Fellowship Streaming

New album, "Landmarks," due on Blue Note in April

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03/08/14    News

Twin Cities Jazz Festival Announces 2014 Headliners

Dianne Reeves and Branford Marsalis are top performers

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03/08/14    News

Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra to Perform at the Apollo

New album, “The Offense of the Drum,” due on May 6

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03/07/14    News

Motéma Signs Drummer Ginger Baker

New album will feature Pee Wee Ellis, Alec Dankworth and Abass Dodoo

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03/07/14    News

Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2014 Award Nominees

Annual honors given to musicians and journalists

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03/06/14    News

Blue Note to Reissue Cassandra Wilson’s “Blue Light ’Til Dawn”

20th anniversary edition includes three bonus tracks

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03/06/14    News

Free Marian McPartland Tribute Concert Coming to NYC March 20

Bill Charlap, Grace Kelly, Kenny Barron and more will perform

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03/05/14    News

3rd Int’l Jazz Day Set for April 30

Osaka, Japan, will serve as the host city

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03/05/14    News

John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension to Release New Album March 18

Live set recorded at Berklee last summer

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03/05/14    News

Herb Alpert to Be Honored with REDCAT Award

Musician and exec singled out for his artistry and philanthropic work

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03/04/14    News

Montreal Jazz Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

Diana Ross, Keith Jarrett solo, Bobby McFerrin and “Tarantino in Concert” among shows

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03/04/14    News

Kennedy Center Announces 2014-15 Jazz Season

Jason Moran, Dianne Reeves, Bill Frisell and much more

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03/04/14    News

Istanbul Jazz Festival Set for July 1-14

Masekela, Corea-Clarke, Mehliana, Salvant among headliners

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03/02/14    News

JALC to Present Brubeck Festival

Concerts, discussions & more set for April 7-13

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03/01/14    News

Geri Allen to Pay Tribute to Mary Lou Williams

Three-day event coming to Harlem this month

02/27/14    News

NYC Premiere of New York Art Quartet Documentary Set for May 18

This year marks group's 50th anniversary

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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