Donny McCaslin: In a Different Place

Collaborating with David Bowie on his final recording has irrevocably changed the saxophonist’s life and music

Donny McCaslin


Nancy Wilson 1937-2018

The wide-ranging singer made lasting contributions to jazz, R&B, and pop over five decades


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Art Kane: A Great Day Frame by Frame

In a new book, Jonathan Kane tells the stories behind his father’s most famous photograph: Harlem 1958

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Camille Thurman: Waiting for the Sunrise (Chesky)

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Ken Vandermark/Nate Wooley/Sylvie Courvoisier/Tom Rainey: Noise of Our Time (Intakt)

The Intakt label of Switzerland has become an important repository for a genre that might……Read More

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Justin Kauflin: Coming Home (Qwest)

Most writing about pianist Justin Kauflin recaps his bio: the loss of his eyesight at……Read More

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Jonathan Finlayson: 3 Times Round (Pi)

Steve Coleman’s concepts of interlocking melodies and odd time signatures can be enough of a……Read More

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Donny McCaslin: In a Different Place
By Sean J. O'Connell

Collaborating with David Bowie on his final recording has irrevocably changed Donny McCaslin’s life and……Read More


Michael Mwenso & the Shakes
By Ted Panken

On Sept. 30 at the New York Hot Jazz Festival, Michael Mwenso & the Shakes……Read More


Sachal Vasandani Celebrates the American Songbook
By Christopher Loudon

It’s been just over a decade since Sachal Vasandani emerged as one of the most……Read More


Sanah Kadoura: Back from the Brink
By Matthew Kassel

There’s a moment at the beginning of “The Power Of,” the second track on drummer……Read More

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