Live Review: 39th Montreal International Jazz Festival

Our wrap-up of 10 hot days in Canada with Herbie Hancock, Kamasi Washington, and many more

Herbie Hancock and Lionel Loueke at the 2018 Montreal Jazz Festival


A Conversation with Michael League and Terrace Martin

The two musicians talk about their life behind the other side of the studio glass

Terrace Martin and Michael League in conversation with Ashley Kahn at the North Sea Jazz Festival, July 2017


Before & After With Nicole Mitchell

The acclaimed flutist, composer, and AACM member likes to doodle—a lot

Nicole Mitchell (photo by Kristi Sutton Elias)


Chops: Sonny Rollins on the Way of "Way Out West"

The legendary saxophonist looks back on a groundbreaking LP and the ensemble format he made famous 

Sonny Rollins, circa 1960, three years after Way Out West was recorded (Photo by Burt Goldblatt, c/o Craft Records)
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Howard Alden/Marty Krystall/Buell Neidlinger: The Happenings: Music of Herbie Nichols (K2B2)

When this chamber-jazz trio album was recorded in 2013, it was intended as a tribute……Read More

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Pablo Ziegler Trio: Jazz Tango (Zoho)

Titles don’t get more to the point than this one: Jazz Tango is where the……Read More

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Matthew Shipp: Zero (ESP-Disk’)/Matthew Shipp Quartet: Sonic Fiction (ESP-Disk’)

ESP-Disk’ epitomized the underground culture of the 1960s by introducing the world to the free……Read More

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Dan Weiss: Starebaby (Pi)

What can you expect from drummer Dan Weiss’ heavy-metal-inspired quintet Starebaby? An eviscerating, exploratory edge,……Read More

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Joey DeFrancesco on Working With Van Morrison
By Lee Mergner

Van Morrison’s love for jazz and blues is well documented, going back to his genre-bending……Read More


The Stone: An Oral History
By Shaun Brady

The downtown scene in New York City has witnessed its fair share of great venues……Read More


Bright Moments with David Murray
By Shaun Brady

David Murray credits his notoriously tireless work ethic to his father, who made his way……Read More


A Conversation with Michael League and Terrace Martin
By Ashley Kahn

Every now and then at Holland’s annual North Sea Jazz Festival, the Jazz Café—the small……Read More

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