Aidan Levy

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05/15/15    Features

Elio Villafranca: Breaking New Ground in Latin-Jazz

“Some ancient things, some modern things”


05/03/15    News

International Jazz Day 2015: A Report From Paris

Jazz: embodying esprit de corps each April 30th and year-round


04/19/15    Before & After

Before & After With Larry Grenadier

Searching for something fundamental


03/17/15    Features

Jeff Coffin: No Wrong Notes

Diligent musicianship plus human imperfection equals art


02/02/15    Concerts

Review: Jazz & Colors at NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art

A meeting of the masters


01/13/15    Concerts

NYC Winter Jazzfest 2015

Tradition and innovation collide at this annual marathon fest


11/07/14    Features

Ryan Keberle: Working Overtime

Trombonist, bandleader, relentlessly prolific sideman


09/28/14    Before & After

Before & After with Bassist Linda Oh

At 30, already a seasoned listener


08/09/14    Before & After

Before & After With Julian Lage

A versatile guitar phenom, with A jazz core


08/01/14    Features

Arturo O’Farrill's New Album and Historic Premiere

Clave's favorite son shines with "The Offense of the Drum"


07/19/14    Features

Anthony Braxton: An American Visionary

A restless musical and cultural searcher celebrates his 69th birthday


07/15/14    Concerts

Review: Mexico’s Jalisco Jazz Festival

A July 4th weekend of Latin-infused cosmopolitanism

07/05/14    Features

Jazz Hackathon at Columbia University

Programmers create new tech possibilities for jazz


07/01/14    Features

Sarah Manning Creates Art Out of Her Environment

Forces of nature


06/20/14    Albums

John Ellis & Andy Bragen

Saxophonist John Ellis’ Mobro , a concept album in collaboration with librettist Andy Bragen, is a radical departure from his previous release, the contemporary postbop date It’s You I Like , but it never veers too far into avant-garde territory; it’s too...


06/14/14    Albums

Harlem-Kingston Express Vol. 2: The River Rolls On
Monty Alexander

Bridging reggae and jazz without losing the sound of either is a delicate balance. It generally means maintaining the heavy off-beat accents and syncopated basslines that hew toward ska without reining in the challenging harmonic substitutions of bebop...

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About Aidan Levy

Aidan Levy joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 16, 2009