Marty Elkins: Engrossed in the Music

In the latest in her series about folks working behind the scenes, Sylvia Levine talks with the longtime jazz waitress, singer and, most recently, music therapist about her life in and around the music.

Joel Chriss: Truth in the Music

Jazz booking agent tells his story of starting out as a doorman at the Bottom Line and Sweet Basil, sidetracking into journalism and ticket scalping, and culminating in running J. Chriss & Co.

Bill Cherry: Jazz Bartender

In latest installment of her series about people who’ve worked behind the scenes at NYC jazz clubs, Sylvia Levine Leitch interviews longtime bartender about his life in jazz

Bob Shields: Bartender & Manager

In fourth edition of her series on people working behind the scenes at New York City jazz clubs, Sylvia Levine talks with Bob Shields, former bartender and manager at various NYC clubs

Steve Epstein: Doorman

In third edition of her series on people working behind the scenes at New York City jazz clubs, Sylvia Levine talks with Steve Epstein, former doorman and floor manager at various NYC clubs

Cho Suthammanont: Bartender

In second edition of her series on people working behind the scenes at New York City jazz clubs, Sylvia Levine talks with Cho Suthammanont, a former bartender at Sweet Basil and Sweet Rhythm in NYC

Allyson Paul: Waitress

In first edition of her series on people working behind the scenes at New York City jazz clubs, Sylvia Levine talks with Allyson Paul, a waitress at Bradley’s, Sweet Basil, Vanguard and Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola

In Service of Jazz: An Introduction

Sylvia Levine Leitch introduces her new column, in which she talks with people behind the scenes at jazz clubs in New York City