Drummer Sunny Murray Dies at 81

Free-jazz pioneer redefined the role of the kit

Drummer Sunny Murray Dies at 81


Live Review: Archie Shepp at Princeton

Legendary saxophonist in performance at Princeton, featuring the school’s jazz orchestra and special guests

Archie Shepp with Amina Claudine Myers, Darcy James Argue and Rudresh Mahanthappa at Princeton University


David Sedaris: Songs for My Father

A conversation with the best-selling author and humorist on his lifelong love of jazz

David Sedaris (photo by Ingrid Christie)


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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Jason Stein Quartet: Lucille! (Delmark)

Bass clarinetist Jason Stein is in a major comfort zone on Lucille! Named after his……Read More

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Vince Mendoza & the WDR Big Band Cologne: Homecoming (Sunnyside)

The relationship between composer/conductor Vince Mendoza and Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln stretches back decades, but this……Read More

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Harold Mabern: To Love and Be Loved (Smoke Sessions)

If you are known in your circle as a serious jazz fan, people will often……Read More

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Dave Liebman & Martial Solal: Masters in Bordeaux (Sunnyside)

When it comes to improvisational savvy and interpretive insight, it doesn’t get any better than……Read More

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Jazzmeia Horn: Social Grace
By Christopher Loudon

Could a singer who draws inspiration from legendary sax and trumpet players possibly be blessed……Read More


David Sedaris: Songs for My Father
By Lee Mergner

David Sedaris is well known as an author and essayist whose stories about his family……Read More


The Legacy of Buddy Rich
By Andrew Gilbert

Whether or not Buddy Rich is the greatest drummer in jazz history might be the……Read More


Antonio Sanchez: Immigrant Songs
By Geoffrey Himes

When Antonio Sanchez eats at restaurants in New York, he’ll often ask the busboys where……Read More

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