“Some ancient things, some modern things”
Jazz: embodying esprit de corps each April 30th and year-round
04/19/15 Before & After
Searching for something fundamental
Diligent musicianship plus human imperfection equals art
A meeting of the masters
Tradition and innovation collide at this annual marathon fest
Trombonist, bandleader, relentlessly prolific sideman
09/28/14 Before & After
At 30, already a seasoned listener
08/09/14 Before & After
A versatile guitar phenom, with A jazz core
Clave's favorite son shines with "The Offense of the Drum"
A restless musical and cultural searcher celebrates his 69th birthday
A July 4th weekend of Latin-infused cosmopolitanism
Programmers create new tech possibilities for jazz
Forces of nature
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...
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...
About Aidan Levy
Aidan Levy joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 16, 2009