Features

Is Jazz Good for Your Health?

“When I started my career,” Dee Dee Bridgewater says, “thinking about wellness was not a thing.” Don’t get the award-winning vocalist wrong; she …

Branford Marsalis’ Secret

“I’m ready when you are.” Branford Marsalis does not waste time. In the handful of minutes since we shook hands in the lobby of …

Chris Potter: Master of Paradox

“It’s like asking, ‘Do you ever get tired of living?’ You do, but it’s always temporary.” Chris Potter is laughing as he tries …

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JazzTimes 10: Jazz on Film

When it comes to symbiosis, jazz and cinema aren’t exactly the clownfish and the sea anemone. Cinema asks us to travel with our eyes …

Todd Barkan and Robert Wiedmaier, owners and partners of Keystone Korner Baltimore (photo by Michael Wilderman)

The Scene: Keystone Korner Baltimore

“This whole venture is based on friendship and synergy,” says Todd Barkan, jazz nightclub impresario and co-owner of Keystone Korner Baltimore, which opened on …

JT Video Premiere: “Gravy Waltz” by Benny Benack III with Christian McBride

JazzTimes is honored to present the premiere of the video for “Gravy Waltz” by trumpeter and singer Benny Benack III, featuring bassist Christian McBride. The …

Andrew Cyrille at the 24th annual Vision Festival

Photos: The 24th Vision Festival in Brooklyn

Drummer Andrew Cyrille reveled in a collaboration with German reedman Peter Brötzmann during the concluding set of a marathon four-hour, mostly improvisational concert …

Reviews

Benny Golson—with Mike Gurrola behind him—at the 2019 Playboy Jazz Festival

Live Review: 2019 Playboy Jazz Festival

Every year the Playboy Jazz Festival, held at the 19,000-capacity Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, is a roll of the dice in regards …