Nate Chinen

Nate’s Contributions

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12/17/14    The Gig

The Gig: Flying Lotus' Electric Dreams

Is his "You're Dead!" a corrective or an anomaly?

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10/16/14    The Gig

The Gig: Lee Konitz

Magical mundane

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09/04/14    The Gig

The Gig at 100

Nate Chinen's JT column reaches a milestone

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07/24/14    The Gig

The Gig: Mary Halvorson

Home alone

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07/09/14    The Gig

The Gig, Nate Chinen's Column, Approaches a Milestone

Reflections on the first 99

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06/16/14    The Gig

The Gig--Blue Note Records: Revived & Well

At 75, the legendary label is thriving and evolving

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05/16/14    The Gig

The Gig: Meet the Westerlies

An exceptional debut devoted to the music of Wayne Horvitz

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04/14/14    The Gig

The Gig: Beats Me

Nate Chinen on streaming service and jazz

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03/15/14    The Gig

The Gig: Amiri Baraka, Blues Person

Remembering a poet and playwright of incandescent power

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01/25/14    The Gig

2013: The Year in Gigs

JT columnist Nate Chinen reflects on the best shows of the past year

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12/27/13    The Gig

The Gig: Andy Bey

A musician's singer, and more

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12/21/13    Features

5 Classic Steve Gadd Drum Tracks

Nate Chinen on essential '70s-'80s Gadd

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12/20/13    Features

Steve Gadd: The JazzTimes Interview

A wide-ranging chat with the prolific drummer

11/22/13    The Gig

The Gig—Well, You Needn't Compete

How good is good enough for the Monk Competition? How good is too good?

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11/10/13    Features

Ralph Alessi as Sideman: 5 Essential Examples

Supporting Ravi Coltrane, Fred Hersch, Uri Caine and more

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About Nate Chinen

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JT columnist Nate Chinen, who also regularly contributes to the New York Times, is one of jazz journalism’s brightest young talents. For the past three years he has won the Jazz Journalists Association’s Helen Dance-Robert Palmer Award for excellence in writing. He also won the Association’s Best Book About Jazz Award in 2004 for his work with George Wein on the memoir Myself Among Others: A Life in Music.