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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jazz

In memory of his birthday, remarks from the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival program

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Jon Batiste: All in the Family

The pianist and singer opens up about Colbert, his debut solo album, writing a Broadway musical, and more

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JazzTimes 10: Great Albums to Test Your Stereo With

Sides that will reveal your system’s strengths—and weaknesses

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Photos: Roy Hargrove Musical Celebration

Highlights from the Jazz at Lincoln Center tribute to the late trumpeter and composer

01-15-19    Albums

Jeff Ballard: Fairgrounds (Edition)

For 13 years Jeff Ballard has been a member of a preeminent jazz ensemble, the……Read More

01-14-19    Albums

David Virelles: Igbó Alákọrin (The Singer’s Grove) Vol. I & II (Pi)

Igbó Alákọrin feels at once like the most conservative and most daring album of David Virelles’……Read More

01-13-19    Albums

Ben Allison: Quiet Revolution (Sonic Camera)

Valuable chunks of the jazz canon go undistinguished—no doubt about that. But while the process……Read More

01-12-19    Albums

Javon Jackson: For You (Solid Jackson)

The 20th album from tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson presents a series of dedicatory designs suffused……Read More

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01-14-19   

Aaron Goldberg: Beyond Logic
By David R. Adler

For over 20 years, pianist Aaron Goldberg has set himself apart as one of the……Read More

01-07-19   

Jon Batiste: All in the Family
By David Fricke

“Man, there is no other gig like this,” Jon Batiste declares buoyantly, settling onto a……Read More

01-02-19   

James Francies: Cleared for Takeoff
By John Murph

James Francies appeared humbled and startled to see a full house for his gig at……Read More

12-31-18   

Huntertones: Social Media Music
By Shaun Brady

While Jon Batiste famously uses the term “social music” for his crowd-pleasing, genre-blurring approach, the music……Read More

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