Teaching Satchmo & Duke to 7th Graders

…gather fans. (Quincy Jones keeps working to get jazz into more schools.) For years I’ve known a teacher, Mick Carlon, at the Barnstable Intermediate School (sixth and seventh grades) in……Read More

Jimmy Norman: Little Pieces

…will recognize. I always assumed Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote it. Turns out “Time Is on My Side,” the ’64 hit that launched the Rolling Stones on this side……Read More

Vernon Reid: Mistaken Identity

Vernon Reid: Mistaken Identity

…Pheeroan akLaff. Reid would eventually solidify the group as an all-male quartet and release 1988’s partially Mick Jagger-produced Vivid (Epic), the album that made the band a suburban rock phenomenon….…Read More

Jacqui Naylor: Shelter

…first among jazz covers, Naylor serves up a sensationally sexy rendition of the Rolling Stones’ “Miss You” that captures the lyric’s predatory hunger even better than the pouty, strutting Mick….…Read More

Sophie Milman: Beauty and the Geek

…warmly counters, “Well, what about Mick Jagger and the whole dropping out of the London School of Economics thing?” Fluent in Russian, Hebrew, French and English, Milman was born in……Read More

Shilts: See What Happens

…his CD with session players from DTTB, enlists keyboardist Mick Wilson as co-writer and producer and lets it all hang out on his debut CD, from hand claps, brass blasts……Read More

Jazz Birthdays June 6 – 12

…(1942) June 8: Bill Watrous (1939) June 9: Les Paul (1916), Kenny Barron (1943), Mick Goodrick (1945) June 10: Dicky Wells (1907-1985), Gary Thomas (1961), Charnett Moffett (1967) June 11:……Read More

Industry Survey

Industry Survey

…hype-it’s the rare CD with all killer, no filler. The most delightful charted song in smooth jazz this year came from old friend Mick Hucknall-from Simply Red. His “Sunrise” single-a……Read More

Thirty Years of Our JazzTimes: The 70s

…fronted, along with Bobby Moses, Steve Swallow and Mick Goodrick, as featured on Dreams So Real and Ring, along with bassist Eberhardt Weber. Both DeJohnette and Metheny have continued to……Read More