11/18/14 JT Notes
The power of two
A rock legend Wayne Kramer reflects on his jazz history
10/14/14 JT Notes
take jazz for granted
09/02/14 JT Notes
One more thing...
The guitarist talks about the future of improvised music and more
McBride, Fresu, Cafiso, Snarky Puppy and more at this premier European event
07/22/14 JT Notes
Six-string great interprets his earliest inspirations
Heavy volume in NYC
05/14/14 JT Notes
The shock of the new
04/12/14 JT Notes
Hooray for Holland
Practical musical tools make their debut at Anaheim show
03/13/14 JT Notes
My Mahavishnu moment
01/22/14 JT Notes
I’ll Remember April, and May and June…
Black Radio 2 is a highly anticipated new album by one of the most talented jazz keyboard players out there, released on a label that is arguably jazz’s most iconic brand. Yet it might not belong in this magazine. It’s a terrific modern R&B album—willfully...
Guitarist-composer Ben Monder’s Hydra , his first album as a leader in eight years, is esoteric but you’d be wrong to file it under “avant-garde”; it’s too technically brilliant and radiantly produced, and its personnel includes postbop and fusion A-listers...