May 2017

The May 2017 issue features our interview with Crescent City superstar Trombone Shorty, Ashley Kahn’s never-before-published transcripts of his 2001 conversation with Turiyasangitananda Alice Coltrane and the story of a newly unearthed Thelonious Monk recording. Other highlights include reviews of new documentaries on Lee Morgan and Bill Evans, Thundercat on his new album and work with Kendrick Lamar, Ralph Towner on the art of performing solo, Ed Palermo’s prog-rock jazz orchestra, Poncho Sanchez and Adam Rudolph on slapping the congas and much more. Plus, our guide to over 280 jazz festivals worldwide.

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