Guitarist Larry Coryell Dies at 73

Fiery virtuoso helped pioneer jazz-rock fusion with his Eleventh House


Vocalist Al Jarreau Dies at 76

From jazz to pop to blues to Brazilian, technical virtuoso could sing it all

Al Jarreau (photo by Tony Adamo)


Keith Jarrett: Alone in a Crowded Room

In this rare interview, the visionary pianist discusses the evolution of his improvised solo concerts. By Nate Chinen.

Keith Jarrett (photo by Sánta István Csaba)


Grammy Awards Announced in Jazz Categories

Big winners include John Scofield, Ted Nash, Robert Glasper and Jacob Collier

02-21-17    Albums

Richie Cole: Plays Ballads & Love Songs

If you’ve wondered what Richie Cole is up to these days, he’s in Pittsburgh. He……Read More

02-20-17    Albums

Gregory Porter: Live in Berlin

This past April, when Gregory Porter headlined the Royal Albert Hall, the London Telegraph’s Ivan……Read More


Taylor Ho Bynum: Enter the PlusTet

It might come as no surprise that Taylor Ho Bynum’s original work draws inspiration from……Read More

02-19-17    Albums

Dave Liebman Group: Expansions Live

A powerful testament to the abilities of saxophonist Dave Liebman’s current quintet, Expansions Live was……Read More

02-18-17    Albums

Various Artists: Jazz Loves Disney

The notion that jazz singers love Disney tunes is hardly new, the relationship stretching from……Read More


Mike LeDonne & the Groover Quartet: That Feelin’

Organist Mike LeDonne’s Groover Quartet makes a soulful noise on That Feelin’. LeDonne, tenor saxophonist……Read More

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Sonny Rollins Speaks
By Michael J. West

In late October, we received a friendly but troubled call from one of our longtime……Read More


Between Rockjazz and a Hard Place
By Shaun Brady

I hesitate to call Eric Lewis’ new album a welcome return to straight-ahead jazz—even though……Read More


Keith Jarrett: Alone in a Crowded Room
By Nate Chinen

Keith Jarrett has garnered a rare cult of close listeners over his more than 40……Read More


Donny McCaslin: The Gig of a Lifetime
By John Murph

Donny McCaslin’s latest disc, Beyond Now (Motéma), contains colossal emotional weight. The tenor saxophonist composed……Read More

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