Jazz News & Stories From Around the World

A round-up of this week’s interesting stories about jazz, from around the world

Here are some interesting jazz-related stories and profiles we saw in newspapers, magazines and web sites from all around the world.

Allan Kozzin reviews Brad Mehldau’s recent performance of “Highway Rider” with St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in the New York Times.

Patrick Cole interviews Bobby McFerrin about his most recent album VOCAbularies and about his upcoming performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center in a profile for Bloomberg News.

Larry Blumenfeld profiles Danilo Perez in the Wall Street Journal.

Manny Theiner interviews Pharoah Sanders in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

J. Hoberman reviews Edward Bland’s 1959 film The Cry of Jazz in the Village Voice.

Stuart Isacoff features the collaboration between Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble, in profile for the Wall Street Journal.

And on the radio this past week:

Short interview with Dave Holland about his collaboration with flamenco guitarist Pepe Habichuela, on All Things Considered.

In rerun from 2001, Chick Corea performs and speaks with Marian McPartland on Piano Jazz.

Performance by Mario Pavone and Orange Double Tenor from the 2010 Litchfield Jazz Festival aired on JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater.