Fort Apache: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

T.J. English on the history and importance of Jerry González and the Fort Apache Band


Cole at 100: Not That Nat But This One

Nat King Cole’s centennial is the perfect opportunity to talk about jazz’s most overlooked great small band

Nat Cole, Oscar Moore, and Johnny Miller performing on the King Cole Trio Time radio program, Jan. 16, 1947


JazzTimes 10: Lester Young

60 years after his passing, we look back at 10 of the President’s finest recordings


Newport Jazz Festival Announces Second Wave of Performers

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Thundercat, and Kamasi Washington are among the new additions

Kamasi Washington
03-18-19    Albums

Marc Copland: Gary (Illusion)

Pianist Marc Copland treats the compositions of bassist Gary Peacock with a respectful intimacy on……Read More

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Steve Davis: Correlations (Smoke Sessions)

Trombonist and educator Steve Davis was a member of the last graduating class at the……Read More

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Angela Verbrugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Goodnight (Gut String)

Angela Verbrugge seems to understand the importance of a first impression, as her debut album……Read More

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Larry Grenadier: The Gleaners (ECM)

Memories: While listening to Brad Mehldau’s early discs, I fully recall being knocked out by……Read More

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Lionel Loueke’s Winding Journey
By Ted Panken

In early October, just after concluding two concerts in Kuwait City with Herbie Hancock and……Read More


Cole at 100: Not That Nat But This One
By Colin Fleming

Little wonder that Nat King Cole is revered as one of the towering crooners of……Read More


Fort Apache: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful
By T.J. English

It’s an overflow crowd at St. Peter’s Church—“the jazz church”—on Lexington Avenue in midtown Manhattan.……Read More


Paolo Fresu’s Princely Appeal
By Thomas Conrad

Paolo Fresu has the air of a prince. Given to scarves, he dresses with casual……Read More

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