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Wallace Roney: The Man with the Horn

Wallace Roney’s departure on the last day of March 2020 was a gut-punch in a year filled with far too many shocks. In …

Jimmy Greene

Loss and Grief in the Jazz Community

After he lost his six-year-old daughter Ana in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, saxophonist Jimmy Greene didn’t find himself turning …

In Memoriam 2020

In Memoriam: Tributes to 2020’s Departed Jazz Greats

In our March 2021 issue, we present our annual In Memoriam section, commemorating more than 20 of the 80-plus jazz notables whom we lost …


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In Memoriam 2020: A Playlist

I’ve been JazzTimes’ primary obituary writer since 2017; last year, I wrote more obits than in the three previous years combined. It was a …

Diane Moser 1957-2020

JT Notes: Honoring the Departed of 2020

At a press conference five hours after the World Trade Center’s twin towers fell on September 11, 2001, Rudy Giuliani, then the mayor of …

Mike Barnett

JT Video Premiere: “Dexterity” by Mike Barnett

In the world of country music, fiddler Mike Barnett is a heavyweight, having played with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, the Bryan Sutton Band, David …

Dave Mackay and Cathy Segal-Garcia

Tamir Hendelman and Lori Bell Remember Dave Mackay

David Owen Mackay, a jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter of eclectic taste, died on July 29, 2020 in Van Nuys, Calif., at the age of …


Cover of Duncan Heining book Stratusphunk: George Russell - His Life and Music

Duncan Heining: Stratusphunk: George Russell – His Life and Music (Jazz Internationale)

Along with writing about modern jazz for the last quarter-century in Great Britain, Duncan Heining has focused his attentions on drummer-turned-pianist-turned …