The front cover of Louis Armstrong's Satchmo Plays King Oliver

The Perfect Fourth of July Jazz Record

As the Fourth of July comes around each year, I wonder how many people out there in the Republic are upping the quantity of Louis …

George Benson

Talking More Music with George Benson

We were very excited when Marcus Miller agreed to visit George Benson in his Arizona home and interview him for the cover story of the …

Bernard Fowler

Bernard Fowler: Going Deep Into the Rolling Stones

Singer and percussionist Bernard Fowler has been a backing vocalist for numerous artists and bands, including David Bowie, Material, and Alice Cooper. But it’s …

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60 Jazz Tracks, Albums, and More to Check Out on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day, the online retailer’s summer version of Black Friday, returns on July 15 and 16. Prime Members will be given huge deals …

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 …

Cover for the Drea Pizziconi single "This Land"

JT Track Premiere: “This Land” by Drea Pizziconi

JazzTimes is honored to present the premiere of “This Land” by singer/songwriter Drea Pizziconi. Taking her song’s foundation from the Woody Guthrie classic …

João Gilberto in 2006

João Gilberto 1931-2019

João Gilberto, a Brazilian guitarist and singer/songwriter who was one of the creators (and arguably the most iconic performer) of the bossa nova …


Cha Wa (photo: Benoit Rousseau)

Live Review: 2019 Montreal Jazz Festival, Week 2

A jam-packed weekend opened the 40th edition of the Montreal International Jazz Festival, with inspiring performances by luminaries and rising stars such as …