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Mark Turner (photo: Robert Lewis/Courtesy of ECM Records)

Mark Turner: A Modern Saxophone Master

When you hear tenor saxophonist Mark Turner’s name in conversation, it seems to be frequently linked to the notions of mindfulness, precision, and fastidiousness …

Walter Smith III

Before & After with Walter Smith III

Walter Smith III has been burning the candle at both ends. As he connected with JazzTimes via Zoom from a New York City hotel room …

Dexter Gordon crop

Dexter Gordon and the Truth of ’Round Midnight

Jazz films have a tendency to let you know that they’re very much about jazz. The medium—and the clichés associated with it …

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Tim Lefebvre

Artist’s Choice: Tim Lefebvre’s Favorite Barbecue Recipe

Bassist Tim Lefebvre makes no bones about it: For cooking, his comfort zone is outside. The kitchen belongs to his wife, singer/songwriter/keyboardist Rachel …

Celebrate Charles Mingus Video

JT Video Premiere: “Dizzy Moods” by the Mingus Big Band

On April 22, the world observed the 100th birthday of the great Charles Mingus. Among those celebrating in particularly appropriate style were the members of …

Donald Harrison, Jr. with the New Orleans Music Interns

Photos: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2022

From April 29 to May 8, New Orleans' Fair Grounds Race Course opened its gates to one of the world's most famous music festivals …

Marcus Miller on the 2017 Blue Note at Sea Cruise

Jazz Cruises Set to Sail Again in 2023

Jazz Cruises, formerly known as Entertainment Cruise Productions, has announced the lineups for all four sailings of its jazz-themed cruises—The Jazz Cruise, Blue …

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Danilo Pérez International Jazz Day 2022

Danilo Pérez’s Global Jazz Messengers in Washington, D.C.

“It’s time to imagine a place where we can come together,” Danilo Pérez said from the hallowed stage of Washington, D.C.’s …