Where and how brick-and-mortar jazz retail continues to thrive
October 2010 Features
Jazz brought to the masses through a network of passionate independent promoters and DIY venues
January/February 2009 Features
Dennis Irwin's death robbed jazz of an accomplished bassist
August 2008 Features
Denial is the first of the now well-known stages of death described in Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’ bestseller On Death and Dying. Her work explores how the prospect of death affected the terminally ill, those who cared for them and their loved ones. The same...
October 2007 Features
The inside of Robert Caldwell’s rec room could double as a boutique gallery featuring images of jazz legends. There’s Dizzy Gillespie caught in performance at New York’s Royal Roost in 1948. The picture is joined by Art Kane’s “Jazz Portrait Harlem 1958...
May 2007 Features
As January began to fade, pianist Marc Cary and producer Shon “Chance” Miller were pulling together loose ends inside the Langston Hughes house in preparation for a Feb. 1 grand opening. The three-story brownstone owned by the famous Harlem Renaissance poet...
October 2006 Features
Marc Hopkins explores how the Davis estate struggles with endorsement deals, sample requests and movie offers in its quest to keep Miles’ legacy legit.
July/August 2006 Features
As jazz becomes harder to find on traditional radio, satellite stations have stepped in. Marc Hopkins looks at how XM and Sirius are tuning in to what jazz fans want.