Before & After
December 2009 By Andrew Gilbert
Since the release of her first CD in 2000, Bay Area singer Jackie Ryan has won an avid following with a series of increasingly confident albums showcasing her big, lustrous voice, deft sense of swing and polyglot repertoire. The daughter of a Mexican mother...
November 2009 By Bill Milkowski
The legendary drummer and NEA Jazz Master listens to fellow legends such as Philly Joe Jones, Elvin Jones and Ed Thigpen.
October 2009 By Larry Appelbaum
Earl Klugh’s music matches his disposition: warm, relaxed, gentle and thoughtful. The Atlanta-based nylon-string guitarist took a break from his sold-out weekend engagement at Blues Alley in Washington, D.C., to drink coffee and listen to music. Afterward...