2019 Grammy Nominations Announced

Miguel Zénon, Brad Mehldau, John Daversa, and Fred Hersch are among the jazz picks

Miguel Zenón


The Place of the Drum Solo in Jazz

Top drummers share their opinions about soloing and reveal their favorites

Max Roach


JazzTimes 10: Essential Albums of the 2000s

10 discs from a diverse decade, including Joshua Redman, Cassandra Wilson, Maria Schneider, and more


Cécile McLorin Salvant: Wide Open Window

Is the celebrated vocalist getting too big for jazz alone?

Cécile McLorin Salvant
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Jonathan Finlayson: 3 Times Round (Pi)

Steve Coleman’s concepts of interlocking melodies and odd time signatures can be enough of a……Read More

12-11-18    Albums

Ivo Perelman/Rudi Mahall: Kindred Spirits / Ivo Perelman/Jason Stein: Spiritual Prayers (Leo)

On most of the 30-odd albums Ivo Perelman has released over the last three years,……Read More

12-10-18    Albums

University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) Jazz Studies Program: Fascinating Rhythm & Latin Journey IV (TNC JAZZ)

There’s an abundance of riches on this two-CD set from the UNLV jazz program. It……Read More

12-09-18    Albums

Randy Brecker & Mats Holmquist: Together (MAMA)

Don’t be misled by the billing. Although Randy Brecker’s trumpet is featured throughout this album……Read More

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Donny McCaslin: In a Different Place
By Sean J. O'Connell

Collaborating with David Bowie on his final recording has irrevocably changed Donny McCaslin’s life and……Read More


Michael Mwenso & the Shakes
By Ted Panken

On Sept. 30 at the New York Hot Jazz Festival, Michael Mwenso & the Shakes……Read More


Sachal Vasandani Celebrates the American Songbook
By Christopher Loudon

It’s been just over a decade since Sachal Vasandani emerged as one of the most……Read More


Sanah Kadoura: Back from the Brink
By Matthew Kassel

There’s a moment at the beginning of “The Power Of,” the second track on drummer……Read More

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