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New Charlie Watts Big Band Album Out April 21

2010 concert with the Danish Radio Big Band

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Saxophonist Arthur Blythe Dies at 76

Alto powerhouse released over 30 albums as a leader and was a founding member of World Saxophone Quartet

Saxophonist Arthur Blythe Dies at 76

Departments

JT Track Premiere: “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive”

First track from Regina Carter’s new Ella Fitzgerald tribute album

Regina Carter (photo courtesy of DL Media)

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Vision Festival 22 Lineup Announced

Seven-day free-jazz fest boasts Cooper-Moore, Nicole Mitchell, David Murray, Tomika Reid, William Parker and many more

03-30-17    Albums

Craig Taborn: Daylight Ghosts

The challenge in making a hybrid acoustic/electronic album sound like a genuine blend rests in……Read More

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David Friesen Circle 3 Trio: Triple Exposure

Expect no pyrotechnics. Bassist David Friesen, pianist Greg Goebel and drummer Charlie Doggett convey intense……Read More

03-29-17    Albums

Various Artists: Classic Savoy Be-Bop Sessions 1945-49

The only thing that keeps Classic Savoy Be-Bop Sessions from being Complete Savoy Be-Bop Sessions……Read More

03-06-17    Albums

Frank Kimbrough: Solstice

The best pianists play with a lyricism that makes fast pieces feel like ballads and……Read More

03-03-17    Albums

Billy Hart & the WDR Big Band: The Broader Picture

Billy Hart is beyond a “first-call” drummer. He is all but inescapable. It is not……Read More

03-02-17    Albums

Keely Smith: The Intimate Keely Smith

Keely Smith’s solo career, begun in the mid-1950s while she was wowing Vegas audiences alongside……Read More

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Features

03-30-17   

SFJAZZ: So Many Masters
By Andrew Gilbert

It’s easy to be dazzled by the SFJAZZ Center. Between the facility’s eye-popping $64 million……Read More

03-01-17   

Keith Jarrett: Alone in a Crowded Room
By Nate Chinen

Keith Jarrett has garnered a rare cult of close listeners over his more than 40……Read More

  

Darcy James Argue: The Enemy Within
By Michael J. West

“Shall I Reveal a World?” Paraphrased from The Crying of Lot 49—Thomas Pynchon’s classic conspiracy-theory……Read More

02-28-17   

Chick Corea’s 75th Birthday Celebration at the Blue Note
By JazzTimes

Keyboardist and composer Chick Corea has a storied history of performances at New York’s Blue……Read More

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