As the JT reader will hear it, the British piano trio GoGo Penguin descends from acoustic jazz groups with pop tendencies—think the Bad Plus, e.s.t., certain ECM discs from the past couple decades, even the Brad Mehldau Trio in rock-interpreter mode. But...
Author of the book "Every Song Ever"
Baritone great was invaluable member of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
05/03/16 JT Notes
To have and to hold
05/02/16 Field Notes
The Obamas host jazz greats to celebrate International Jazz Day
Highlights include Kahil El'Zabar, the Cookers, a tribute to Bowie and more
Under a conceptual guise, crafting her best and most fully realized album yet
Blues, roots and "Blue Skies"
On Chet Baker, the trappings of biopics, and more
03/28/16 JT Notes
Blues & rifts
Spirit and story top biography in Robert Budreau’s inventive "Born to Be Blue"
02/22/16 JT Notes
All about Bob
01/07/16 JT Notes
An "Epic" crossover: Kamasi Washington and other highlights of the year
The saxophone colossus is honored in Harlem
Metallica bassist talks new documentary, and more
During the 1980s, guitarist-composer Pat Metheny became one of the most popular jazz musicians alive by leading a band whose melodies and textures seemed tailor-made for the nighttime air of a sprawling amphitheater. In more recent years, his small-group...