Mick Carlon

Mick’s Contributions

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12/10/12    In Profile with Mick Carlon

San Antonio’s Jim Cullum Jazz Band

Crisp, swinging, and soulful

07/14/12    In Profile with Mick Carlon

George A. Santino: A Seattle Crooner

Mick Carlon on the singer raised in Philadelphia and employed for 20 years at Microsoft

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06/14/12    In Profile with Mick Carlon

Off the Beaten Track: Rediscovering a Couple of Little Known Gems

Edmond Hall's 'Profoundly Blue' and John Lewis/Sacha Distel's 'Afternoon in Paris'

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05/26/12    In Profile with Mick Carlon

Poem for Billy Higgins

I saw Billy Higgins Once On a warm October Greenwich Village Night. He was surrounded by Friends At an outdoor Cafe. Holy moley, I thought, That's Billy Higgins! Naturally, He was Smiling.

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03/12/12    News

Remembering Trumpeter Lou Colombo

A Cape Cod treasure is recalled

09/07/11    In Profile with Mick Carlon

New Black Eagle Jazz Band: 40 Years of Jazz

Mick Carlon on the noted traditional jazz band based in New England

06/25/11    In Profile with Mick Carlon

Dave McKenna: The Big Man and his Big Fan

Mick Carlon explains his admiration for the late jazz pianist, Dave McKenna

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06/15/11    In Profile with Mick Carlon

In Its Own Time: Remembering the Miles Davis Quintet of 1955-1956

Mick Carlon revisits the legacy of the trumpeter’s influential group with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones

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06/04/11    In Profile with Mick Carlon

Lady Day and her Pres: A Sublime Pairing

Mick Carlon on the unique contributions of Billie Holiday and Lester Young

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05/25/11    In Profile with Mick Carlon

Benny Carter: Ah, April in Paris

Mick Carlon recalls his brush with the greatness of saxophonist, composer and arranger Benny Carter

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05/16/11    In Profile with Mick Carlon

The Everlasting Duke Ellington

Mick Carlon on Never No Lament – a collection of Ellington material featuring Ben Webster and Jimmie Blanton from 1940-1942

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05/04/11    In Profile with Mick Carlon

Ruby Braff: The Beauty in Music

Mick Carlon reminisces about the late trumpeter Ruby Braff

2006

04/15/11    In Profile with Mick Carlon

Jack Bradley: Spreading the Gospel

Mick Carlon profiles long-time jazz photographer and road manager Jack Bradley

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About Mick Carlon

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Mick Carlon's young adult novel, Riding on Duke's Train, published by Leapfrog Press, is being adopted by school systems across the country. A second novel, Travels With Louis, about Louis Armstrong, will be published in September, 2012. He lives on Cape Cod with his wife, Lisa, and their daughters, Hannah and Sarah.

Mick Carlon joined the JazzTimes community on Apr 13, 2011