Evan Haga

Evan’s Contributions

05/16/13    Gearhead

The George Benson Hot Rod Deluxe amplifier

Fender tastefully revises a modern classic

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05/10/13    JT Notes

JT Notes: Editor Evan Haga Introduces the May 2013 Issue

More than jazz: Maria Schneider, Fred Hersch and the concept of concepts

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04/16/13    Gearhead

GearHead: New Toys at Winter NAMM 2013

Impressive new gear on display at annual trade show

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04/13/13    Concerts

Field Notes: Charles Lloyd @ 75

Ain't nothin' like the real thing

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04/12/13    JT Notes

Evan Haga Introduces the April 2013 Issue

Jazz’s Gen X and what lies ahead

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03/21/13    Features

Report: New York Winter Jazzfest 2013

New music, new venues and colossal crowds

03/12/13    JT Notes

Editor Evan Haga Introduces the March Issue

Moments of truth

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03/01/13    Albums

Just Between Us
The Dale Bruning Trio

Interview Bill Frisell long enough and you’ll probably hear about Dale Bruning, the Colorado-based guitarist from whom he learned his craft as a teenager. (It’s worth noting that Bruning also transformed his pupil’s artistic life by introducing him—literally...

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02/09/13    DVDs

The Orchestrion Project
Pat Metheny

In case you slept through 2010, let’s recap: Pat Metheny’s Orchestrion was a one-band-man project for the ages, wherein the guitarist fronted a large ensemble’s worth of instruments played using an elaborate system of robotics. It was the sort of mad scientist’s...

01/29/13    JT Notes

JT Notes: Evan Haga Introduces the Jan./Feb. 2013 Issue

The Jazz Poll-ice

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12/22/12    Gearhead

Educational Book Roundup

A buyer's guide to some of the year's best

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12/18/12    JT Notes

Editor Evan Haga Introduces the December Issue

Singing praises of vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant

11/20/12    JT Notes

Editor Evan Haga Introduces the November Issue

Speak up! JazzTimes wants to hear from you.

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11/13/12    Concerts

Field Notes: Jazz and Colors

A different kind of jazz festival overtakes Central Park for a day

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10/23/12    Concerts

SFJAZZ Collective in NYC

The imaginative repertory band tackles Chick Corea classics

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10/12/12    JT Notes

Remembering Shimrit Shoshan: 1983-2012

Editor Evan Haga introduces the October Issue

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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.”