Dan Morgenstern

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September 2000    Features

Ira Sabin: Cool Daddy-O!

“I’ve been very fortunate,” says JazzTimes founder, former record-store owner and ex-jazz drummer Ira Sabin. “I’ve always done what I wanted to all my life. Running a store may have seemed a drag, but I made it a happening thing. The magazine is doing great;...


July/August 2000    Features

Charlie Christian: Swing to Bop and Beyond

Charlie Christian has been gone for nearly 60 years, but there isn’t a guitarist worthy of the name that’s unaware of who this jazz genius was and how significant his contribution continues to be. Yet of all the indelible names in the pantheon of jazz, his...


June 2000    Albums

The Reprise Studio Recordings
Duke Ellington

The critics have largely neglected Ellington's Reprise period (late 1963 to early 1965), and in view of the abundance of Ellingtonia spawned by the Ducal centennial, some might not consider this set essential. That would be a mistake: the music in this flawlessly...


April 2000    Features

Milt Hinton: The Judge

The undisputed dean of bassists and long one of the most beloved and respected members of the jazz community, Milt Hinton is jazz history personified. As he approaches 90 (he was born on June 23, 1910), the man known to myriad friends and fans as “Judge”...

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