The legendary drummer and NEA Jazz Master listens to fellow legends such as Philly Joe Jones, Elvin Jones and Ed Thigpen.
Jazz in New York is better than ever, thanks in part to a wide range of places that feature the music. Spread throughout the city, some have a living room feel while others are upscale affairs. Steve Dollar compiles a list of nightclubs that should not be missed.
After the Storm Hurricane Katrina and the New Orleans Catastrophe Jazz’s tragedy was America’s tragedy this year, and hindsight has produced no shortage of scrutiny … Read More “Year in Review: Highs & Lows”
Herbie Hancock Possibilities (Hear/Vector/Hancock) Possibilities is Herbie Hancock’s high-quality foray into the world of pop-but not the sort of electric funk you might think. “If … Read More “Autumn Chill: 41 of the Season’s Best Albums, Part I”
David Benoit Orchestral Stories (Peak) David Benoit has long been a pianist whose harmonic and rhythmic flourishes were more in the tradition of classicists like … Read More “Autumn Chill: 41 of the Season’s Best Albums, Part II”