Delayed Trane: John Coltrane’s Lost Album

The inside story of “Both Directions at Once”

John Coltrane


Top 10 Moments of the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival

Exclusive photos and commentary on three of the biggest days in the jazz year

Jazzmeia Horn at the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival


The Rise and Decline of Emily Remler

Michael J. West traces the meteoric ascent and tragic demise of a forgotten giant of jazz guitar

Emily Remler, August 1989


The Stone: An Oral History

Musicians and scenesters recount their experiences at John Zorn’s storied NYC venue

Saxophonist John Zorn, pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and cellist Ha-Yang Kim collaborate on on of Zorn's Improv Nights at the Stone in February 2008
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Dawn Clement: Tandem (Origin)

Dawn Clement, extroverted pianist and introverted vocalist, has been embedded in the Seattle jazz scene……Read More

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Dexter Gordon Quartet: Tokyo 1975 (Elemental), Woody Shaw: Tokyo ’81 (Elemental)

How ironic that concert performance, once the definition of musical ephemerality, has become the richest……Read More

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Javier Colina & Chano Domínguez: Chano & Colina (Sunnyside)

Chano Domínguez is from Cádiz, Spain, the birthplace (according to legend) of flamenco. His discography……Read More

08-09-18    Albums

Theo Hill: Interstellar Adventures (Posi-Tone)

Interstellar Adventures makes good on the promise displayed on 2017’s Promethean, the young pianist’s debut……Read More

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Nate Chinen on ’70s and ’80s Jazz
By Nate Chinen

To some observers, jazz was in mortal danger after the 1960s, until Wynton and the……Read More


A Listener’s Guide to “Loud Jazz”
By David Fricke

Last fall, at a New York performance by the current incarnation of King Crimson, I……Read More


Delayed Trane: John Coltrane’s Lost Album
By Michael J. West

It wasn’t that the session was unknown, but it seemed a given that it would……Read More


The Rise and Decline of Guitarist Emily Remler
By Michael J. West

“You should be a woman for a while” – Emily Remler “When I’m playing, I……Read More

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