Tom Reney

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05/04/13    Columns

Tristano and Bird

Tom Reney blogs about the Chicago pianist's debt to Charlie Parker


04/02/13    Columns

Chick Webb: The Savoy King

Tom Reney blogs about one of the greatest drummers in jazz history


03/18/13    Columns

The Roots of Joe Henderson

Tom Reney blogs about the saxophonist’s impact and influences


02/27/13    Books

'Dameronia': A New Bio Sheds Light on a Sadly Forgotten Figure

The legacy of pianist/composer Tadd Dameron is finally recognized


02/02/13    Columns

Concert Review: Ralph Lalama and BopJuice

The tenor saxophonist at Smalls, NYC, Jan. 2013


12/20/12    Columns

Paul Butterfield: Origins of an Originator

Tom Reney Blogs on a Blues-Rock Innovator


12/16/12    Columns

Mickey Baker: A Tough Customer Who Never Lost His Edge

Tom Reney pays tribute to the recently deceased guitar pioneer


09/20/12    Columns

Houston Person: Timeless, Yet Endangered, Style

Radio host Tom Reney on the unique gifts of the veteran saxophonist

07/11/12    Jazz a la Mode

Tony Bennett: Loving Jazz

New England radio host Tom Reney blogs about the legendary singer


07/11/12    Jazz a la Mode

Joel Frahm: Storytelling Tenor

New England jazz radio host Tom Reney blogs about the saxophonist

07/04/12    Jazz a la Mode

Dexter Gordon’s Heroic Quest

Tom Reney blogs about the legacy of the powerful and colorful saxophonist


06/18/12    Columns

Jaki Byard: An Appreciation

Remembering the groundbreaking pianist on his 90th birthday


05/29/12    Jazz a la Mode

Archie Shepp: Admired by Trane, Feared by Miles

Reconsidering a reclusive giant at 75


05/25/12    Jazz a la Mode

Art Farmer: Every Note Means Something

Remembering one of the great unsung trumpeters

05/24/12    Jazz a la Mode

Jazz History-Historiography Milestone

Tom Reney on some of the earliest written pieces on jazz


04/30/12    Jazz a la Mode

Duke Ellington & George Wein: Civilizing New Orleans

Tom Reney connects the legendary bandleader with the festival promoter and the roots of Jazz Fest in New Orleans

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About Tom Reney


Tom Reney joined the JazzTimes community on Jan 27, 2012