Evan Haga

Evan’s Contributions

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07/19/12    Concerts

A Tale of Two B3s

Sets by Dr. Lonnie Smith and Wil Blades/Billy Martin reviewed

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07/17/12    JT Notes

Of Strings & Sparks: Melvin Sparks, That Is

Editor Evan Haga introduces the July-Aug. 2012 issue

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06/20/12    Concerts

Vision Festival Coverage 2012

The Thing featuring Joe McPhee, plus Kidd Jordan and Hamid Drake at this year's avant-garde celebration

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06/08/12    Concerts

Jazz Meets the Classics at the Kennedy Center

D’Rivera, Barron, Harris and cohorts swing Bach, Mozart and Chopin at DC Jazz Festival

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05/08/12    JT Notes

JT Editor Evan Haga Introduces the May 2012 Issue

Jazz is "popping" off: Glasper and Spalding are leading the way

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05/05/12    Concerts

Field Notes: NOLA Jazz Fest Part 1

Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Trombone Shorty and more at this must-experience festival

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04/30/12    JT Notes

JT Notes: April '12

JT's editor introduces our bass-themed spring issue

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04/07/12    Gigbag

New DVD and CD Sets from JodyJazz

Trade choruses with Werner, Garzone, Stern and more using these innovative play-alongs

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03/17/12    Gearhead

Winter NAMM 2012

Great music, massive crowds and a wealth of new products

03/15/12    Concerts

Herbie Hancock at the Kennedy Center

The keys legend brings an electric hit parade to D.C.

03/15/12    JT Notes

Forever in Motian

Editor Evan Haga introduces the March 2012 issue

03/07/12    Concerts

The 2012 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

"Real Jazz" lives with Harper, Haynes, Payton and others

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02/01/12    Concerts

Field Notes: Brad Mehldau Solo

A hit parade of sorts in D.C.

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01/25/12    Concerts

Field Notes: Winter Jazz Fest, Winter NAMM

JT’s editor reports on some recent road trips

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01/13/12    JT Notes

JT's Editor Introduces the Jan.-Feb. 2012 Issue

All together: charting the changes in year-end polls

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12/19/11    Features

Remember San Antonio

From the December digital edition, a look at this South Texas scene

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About Evan Haga

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Current JazzTimes editor Evan Haga signed on with the magazine in May of 2006 as an associate editor and spent several years as managing editor. Under his direction, JazzTimes has won the Jazz Journalists Association’s Award for Best Periodical six times. His tasks at the magazine include everything from assigning and editing pieces to photo editing and assisting with design concepts. He also enjoys writing when his editorial gig allows: In addition to clips for JazzTimes, his reviews and profiles have appeared in HARP, Living Blues, the Baltimore Sun and NPR Music. His 2011 JazzTimes article "Night & Day," a comprehensive look at the relationship between jazz and heavy metal, won an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award.

Haga, a graduate of the University of Maryland, lives in Brooklyn. “There are many things about this job I love, but, yeah, the free CDs are my favorite perk,” he says. “Even if they keep my office and home in constant states of disarray.”