Sounds of Justice, Sun Ra Arkestra

Photos: “Sounds of Justice” at Town Hall in New York

On March 4 at Town Hall in midtown Manhattan, the nonprofit organization Arts for Art—which produces New York’s annual Vision Festival—celebrated its …

Fred Cohen at his Jazz Record Center in New York with some valuable Dials

Jazz and the Vinyl Renaissance

The year 2019 concluded on an extraordinary note for the music industry. In the week ending December 26, more than 1.2 million vinyl albums …

Ginger Baker at the Bottom Line, New York, December 1989

Bill Frisell Remembers Ginger Baker

Fifty years ago—fifty years—I graduated from high school, my grandfather died, we landed on the moon, my parents moved from Colorado to the …


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Dezron Douglas

Dezron Douglas: Before & After

For Dezron Douglas, a musical career was a family legacy, and it began early. “I’ve been playing bass in church since I was seven …

Dave Brubeck and Jay & Kai

JT Notes: The Continuing Allure of the Vinyl Record

By pure coincidence (or at least I think it was), not long before I started editing the article that Ken Micallef wrote for our April …

Charnett Moffett and Jana Herzen

JT Track Premiere: “’Round the World (Slow Down)” by Jana Herzen & Charnett Moffett

JazzTimes is honored to present the premiere of "’Round the World (Slow Down)," taken from the album ’Round the World by singer/songwriter/guitarist Jana …

Mike Longo 1937–2020

Mike Longo, a pianist, composer, and educator who established himself in Dizzy Gillespie’s bands at the dawn of a 50-plus-year career in …


Paul Beaubrun and Yilian Cañizares

The Port-au-Prince Jazz Festival: A Triumph in Haiti

On January 10, 2010, an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck Haiti, destroying much of its capital city, Port-au-Prince. Ten …