Wynton Marsalis & Ethan Iverson: A Conversation on Jazz & Race

A freewheeling discussion from the 2018 Jazz Congress in NYC


Live Review: Dave Burrell & Archie Shepp in Brooklyn

Legendary avant-garde pianist (and lifetime-achievement honoree) and saxophonist open Vision Festival 2018

Dave Burrell at Roulette in Brooklyn, May 23, 2018


Letter From Saint Petersburg

In 2018, International Jazz Day brings the beyond-politics cultural diplomacy of the U.N. to Russia

(photo by Steve Mundinger/Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)


Frank Vignola: Given the Gift of Life

The guitar virtuoso turns a devastating accident into an opportunity for musical growth

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Nellie McKay: Sister Orchid (Palmetto)

If Theo Bleckmann has an equal among fearless vocal adventurers, it is surely Nellie McKay.……Read More

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David Ake: Humanities (Posi-Tone)

Humanities is a striking, distinctive record, but in one respect it is representative of a……Read More

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Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky (Smoke Sessions)

Finding a more simpatico crew for this quintet date from Renee Rosnes would have been……Read More

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Evan Parker/Barry Guy/Paul Lytton: Music for David Mossman: Live at Vortex London (Intakt)

Who is David Mossman? He is the founder of the Vortex – a jazz club……Read More

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Todd Marcus: Streets of Baltimore
By Geoffrey Himes

Rising jazz star Todd Marcus lives just three blocks from Gilmor Homes, the Baltimore housing……Read More


Letter From Saint Petersburg
By Evan Haga

This article will appear in the July/August issue of JazzTimes. “You have to imagine peace, and……Read More


Frank Vignola: Given the Gift of Life
By Mac Randall

One evening in May of 2017, at home in rural Warwick, N.Y., guitarist Frank Vignola,……Read More


Bill Frisell: The Quiet American
By Mac Randall

Midway through Emma Franz’s charming but weirdly structured documentary Bill Frisell: A Portrait, the director……Read More

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