Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science

Social Science Becomes Social Art for Terri Lyne Carrington’s New Band

Waiting Game, the debut album from Terri Lyne Carrington’s new trio Social Science, is a most unusual package. The first disc finds the drummer …

Aaron Diehl Remembers Drummer Lawrence “Lo” Leathers

Lawrence Leathers was an enigma—a formidable yet charming personality, though his demeanor on the bandstand bordered on self-effacing. He rarely wanted to take …

Senri Oe

Senri Oe’s Second Act

Japanese jazz pianist Senri Oe was a stadium-scale pop star in the 1980s and ’90s, performing on lavishly designed stages with choreographed dancers and …


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Before & After: Roger Kellaway

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JT Notes: The Persistence of In Memoriam

And so it comes ’round again: our In Memoriam issue, JazzTimes’ 15th annual collection of tributes to significant figures in the jazz community who left …

Bill Charlap

Jazz in July Returns to NYC’s 92nd St. Y

The 92nd Street Y on New York's Upper East Side will host its 36th Jazz in July Festival this summer. Under the artistic direction …

Paquito D'Rivera (left) and Claudio Roditi

Paquito D’Rivera Remembers Claudio Roditi

My first gig when I settled in New York City in October 1980 was with the quintet of the multifaceted David Amram, whom I had …



Winter Jazzfest 2020 in 30 Snapshots

There’s no way to cover Winter Jazzfest in its entirety—11 days of performances, talks, and other events at 21 venues in two New …