Perry Tannenbaum has been covering the performing arts in Charlotte, the Carolinas, and beyond for over 30 years. Aside from JazzTimes, his work has appeared in AllAboutJazz,Backstage, Classical Voice North America, Dance International, BroadwayWorld, Queen City Nerve, CVNC.org, Creative Loafing, and American Record Guide. Since 1991, he has likely logged more reviews and features on Spoleto Festival USA than any other writer and is currently working on a fictionalized account of the festival’s founding and history.
With his smooth, mellow-toned lucidity, tenor saxophonist Terry Myers evokes memories of swing-era stalwarts Bud Freeman and Budd Johnson. But when he lathers up-or pulls … Read More “Terry Myers: Smiles”