June 2017

The June 2017 issue features our interview with Kamasi Washington on the making of his new EP, Harmony of Difference; saxophone legend Jimmy Heath reflecting on his most historic sessions; and Jane Bunnett on the progression of her all-female Cuban ensemble, Maqueque. Other highlights include coverage of the NEA Jazz Masters tribute concert and the long-awaited Coltrane documentary Chasing Trane; interviews with rising sax stars Roxy Coss and Braxton Cook; drummer Nate Smith on his debut as a leader; David Weiss on his postbop-meets-fusion group Point of Departure; Orrin Evans on joining the Bad Plus and Gerald Clayton on his new album and a recently commissioned multimedia work. Plus, jazz writer Natalie Weiner offers a Solo column on jazz’s attitudes toward women, Steve Wilson is featured in the Before & After listening session and tenor giant Don Braden receives an Overdue Ovation. Plus reviews of new releases and more.

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June 2017