Geri Allen: The Nurturer

The brilliant pianist and composer is remembered by her many renowned students and colleagues

Geri Allen


Field Notes: John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring in NYC

Thinking about a jazz-guitar icon’s U.S. farewell tour


Essential Solos: 40 Great Improvisations

Jazz artists and critics pick their favorite solos from the music’s past and present


The Jazz Event of the Season!

BLUE NOTE AT SEA is a collaboration among Blue Note Jazz Clubs, Blue Note Records and Entertainment Cruise Productions.

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Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo-Pak Coalition: Agrima (rudreshm.com)

Since the last Indo-Pak Coalition album came out in 2008, saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa and guitarist……Read More

11-16-17    Albums

Gregory Porter: Nat “King” Cole & Me (Blue Note)

It’s not that Gregory Porter hasn’t put his stamp on standards. Seven years into his……Read More

11-14-17    Albums

Guilhem Flouzat Trio: A Thing Called Joe (Sunnyside)

Guilhem Flouzat, 32, is a different drummer. His third album as a leader is a……Read More

11-13-17    Albums

Billy Daniels: At the Stardust, Las Vegas/You Go to My Head (Sepia)

In his 1950s prime, Billy Daniels combined the baronial lustre of Billy Eckstine, the smooth……Read More

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Poetry Jams: Matching Jazz With Verse
By Andrew Gilbert

This sidebar originally appeared in the November 2017 issue of JazzTimes, supplementing an article about Matt……Read More


Matt Wilson Takes Jazz to Carl Sandburg’s Poetry
By Andrew Gilbert

On his first album as a leader, 1996’s As Wave Follows Wave, Matt Wilson and……Read More


Geri Allen: The Nurturer
By Shaun Brady

On the day that I interviewed her for JazzTimes’ 2010-11 Jazz Education Guide, Geri Allen……Read More


The Cornet: Secrets of the Little Big Horn
By Michael J. West

Many jazz trumpeters and cornetists are familiar with Herbert L. Clarke’s 1921 letter to Elden……Read More

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