December 2010 By Lee Mergner
Editor-in-Chief Lee Mergner introduces the December 2010 issue of JazzTimes
November 2010 By Evan Haga
JT’s Managing Editor introduces November 2010 issue by making connection between jazz, drums and rock’n’roll
September 2010 By Lee Mergner
Lee Mergner introduces September 2010 issue celebrating publication’s 40th anniversary
July/August 2010 By Evan Haga
Managing editor Evan Haga introduces July/August 2010 issue
June 2010 By Lee Mergner
JT Editor-in-Chief Lee Mergner introduces the June 2010 issue
May 2010 By Lee Mergner
As a 20-year veteran of this magazine, I’ve become a chronic theme hunter. In this issue, which we like to call our Festival Issue because of the comprehensive listings for jazz and blues fests all over the world, there also seems to be an implicit theme...
March 2010 By Evan Haga
This issue is a thematic meld of sorts. It includes our annual Personal Farewells special section, where the peers and disciples of recently departed jazz greats play writer, and an ode to iconic female vocalists. But what this book really celebrates is...
November 2009 By Lee Mergner
For the JT staff, theme issues can either be a lot of fun or a real chore. When it doesn’t work, it feels like we’re simply connecting a bunch of dots, albeit well-written and sharply designed ones, to form some preset picture. Plus, if we’re doing a theme...
October 2009 By Lee Mergner
JT's Editor in Chief explains how a rock star can end up on the cover of a jazz magazine.
August/September 2009 By Lee Mergner
The JazzTimes issue you hold in your hands may not look any different from recent editions, but in fact it’s the result of a very special transformation. For the last 39 years, the magazine was owned and run by the Sabin family—first Ira Sabin, who founded...