Jeff Tamarkin

Jeff’s Contributions

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07/31/14    News

Marcus Roberts to Release New Double Album of Original Material

Features pianist’s new 12-piece group, the Modern Jazz Generation

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07/30/14    News

Tony Bennett/Lady Gaga Standards Album Details Announced

“Cheek to Cheek” will be available Sept. 23

07/30/14    News

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation to Present Concert and Awards

Joanne Brackeen to receive honors; Muhal Richard Abrams to perform

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07/30/14    News

Sean Jones Named Chair of Berklee Brass Department

Trumpeter succeeds Tom Plsek, who served for 25 years

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07/30/14    News

Legacy to Release Six “Live at Newport” Albums for iTunes

Brubeck, Fitzgerald, Hampton and three from Duke

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07/29/14    News

Celebration of Fred Ho Coming to Brooklyn Aug. 10

ShapeShifter event marks first anniversary of composer/musician’s death

07/29/14    News

Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival Returning to Macao

Bands will compete for thousands of dollars in prizes

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07/29/14    News

Seattle’s Earshot Jazz Festival Scheduled for Oct.-Nov.

Headliners include Pharoah Sanders, Dave Douglas/Joe Lovano

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07/29/14    News

Drummer Mark Guiliana to Launch Own Label

First two releases due Sept. 2; gigs set for LA & NYC

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07/28/14    Gearhead

Gearhead: Behind the Rebirth of D’Angelico Guitars

Back in axtion

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07/28/14    Albums

Back East
Jerry Vivino

In the liner notes for Back East , saxophonist (and sometime flutist) Jerry Vivino states early on that he’s “not Joe Lovano” and that “I know my limits.” What Vivino is saying is not that he can’t cut it, but that jazz is not his fulltime gig. Like his...

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07/27/14    News

South Florida JAZZ Announces 2014-15 Season Schedule

Headliners include Larry Coryell, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Golson & Heath

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07/25/14    News

Chicago Jazz Festival Celebrates Sun Ra Centennial

Concerts, films, discussions and more

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07/25/14    News

Bill Traut, Chicago Record Man, Dies at 85

Producer, manager and label head worked with both jazz and rock

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07/24/14    News

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Announces 2015 Dates

New location in Philadelphia

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07/23/14    News

ECM to Release “Selected Signs” Box Digitally Next Week

Set celebrated the label’s range and rich history

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About Jeff Tamarkin

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A former editor-in-chief of Goldmine, CMJ, Relix and Global Rhythm, Jeff Tamarkin is the Associate Editor of JazzTimes. He also spends his days (and often nights) freelancing for a variety of outlets, among them Playbill, the Boston Phoenix, Mojo, Relix and All Music Guide, covering anything from Appalachian string bands to Arabic pop music to rock, R&B, country and jazz of all kinds.

Jeff is the author of the biography Got a Revolution! The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane, as well as more than 75 liner notes and thousands of articles, reviews, press releases, bios, etc. Jeff has been a jazz fan since he was in the single digits and saw a couple of puppets lip-syncing to Oscar Peterson and Clark Terry's "Mumbles" on The Soupy Sales Show.

Jeff Tamarkin joined the JazzTimes community on Jan 31, 2008