News

Bob Dorough, Voice of “Schoolhouse Rock!,” Dies at 94

Singer, composer, arranger and pianist was best known for his work with innovative children’s show

Bob Dorough, Voice of “Schoolhouse Rock!,” Dies at 94

Reviews

Live Review: 2018 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

Thoughtful performances by rising jazz stars honor Dianne Reeves, Pat Metheny, Joanne Brackeen and Todd Barkan

Dianne Reeves accepts her NEA Jazz Masters award (photo by Shannon Finney, c/o NEA)

News

Contestants Wanted for First Ellis Marsalis Jazz Piano Competition

Up to six finalists will vie for more than $200,000 in cash and prizes during June event in West Virginia

Ellis Marsalis (photo courtesy of the artist)

Reviews

Live Review: Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya in Brooklyn

South African piano eminence takes on his Jazz Epistles legacy

04-22-18    Albums

Jakob Bro: Returnings (ECM)

If Danish guitarist Jakob Bro needed a good reason to further explore some of the……Read More

04-21-18    Albums

Richie Cole: Latin Lover (RCP)

For his first-ever all-Latin collection in a career closing in on a half-century, the alto……Read More

04-19-18    Albums

Kris Davis/Craig Taborn: Octopus (Pyroclastic)

An oceangoing organism with one brain and eight independent neuron-bearing limbs is the perfect image……Read More

04-18-18    Albums

Tim Armacost: Time Being (Whirlwind)

Saxophonist Tim Armacost is a classic musician’s musician—a player who is unjustly obscure relative to……Read More

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Features

04-15-18   

Bill Charlap: “I’m Not a Composer”
By Thomas Conrad

The new millennium has been a period of worldwide experimentation within the jazz art form.……Read More

04-10-18   

“All at Full Fullness”: Remembering Cecil Taylor
By Michael J. West

Subscribe today to JazzTimes magazine to receive reviews, news and more! Cecil Taylor, who died last……Read More

03-28-18   

The Bad Plus: Goodbye, Hello
By David Fricke

Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of reviews, profiles and more! It was a……Read More

03-27-18   

Esperanza Spalding: Redefining Production
By Michael J. West

Last September, Esperanza Spalding found and executed a new concept of live improvised music. The……Read More

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