Teaching Satchmo & Duke to 7th Graders

…gather fans. (Quincy Jones keeps working to get jazz into more schools.) For years I’ve known a teacher, Mick Carlon, at the Barnstable Intermediate School (sixth and seventh grades) in……Read More

Thirty Years of Our JazzTimes: The 70s

…fronted, along with Bobby Moses, Steve Swallow and Mick Goodrick, as featured on Dreams So Real and Ring, along with bassist Eberhardt Weber. Both DeJohnette and Metheny have continued to……Read More

Jimmy Norman: Little Pieces

…will recognize. I always assumed Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote it. Turns out “Time Is on My Side,” the ’64 hit that launched the Rolling Stones on this side……Read More

Where Are the Female Jazz Critics?

Where Are the Female Jazz Critics?

…seems as surprised as anyone when she compares CCR’s John Fogerty favorably to both Bob Dylan and Mick Jagger. “Jagger’s male power trip is alienating,” she writes, “and the fact……Read More

JT Notes: Bang the Drum Smartly

JT Notes: Bang the Drum Smartly

…an ensemble’s sound. And there’s more for Stateside readers. This issue also includes our annual Jazz Education Guide—which, with in-depth features on Geri Allen and Mick Goodrick and a terrific……Read More

Ian Shaw: The Theory of Joy

…pianist Barry Green, bassist Mick Hutton and drummer Dave Ohm. As always, the chameleonic Shaw is enthralling. The playlist brilliantly jumbles the old (revisiting “Small Day Tomorrow” and the title……Read More

Mike Holober & the Gotham Jazz Orchestra: Quake

…Pietro blazes into a fiery alto peroration. At nine minutes, this meditation is a full four minutes shorter than the exploration of the Keith Richards-Mick Jagger line, featuring a relatively……Read More

Greg Hopkins Quintet: Quintology

Greg Hopkins, out of Boston, taps two vastly underrated players on Quintology (Summit): tenor saxophonist Bill Pierce and guitarist Mick Goodrick. (Bassist Jim Stinnett and drummer Gary Chaffee complete the……Read More

Industry Survey

Industry Survey

…hype-it’s the rare CD with all killer, no filler. The most delightful charted song in smooth jazz this year came from old friend Mick Hucknall-from Simply Red. His “Sunrise” single-a……Read More

The Bill Laswell Interview: Holding It Down

The Bill Laswell Interview: Holding It Down

…including Mick Harris) and the free-jazz quartet Last Exit (with saxophonist Peter Brötzmann, guitarist Sonny Sharrock and drummer Ronald Shannon Jackson). There were his own bands, like Praxis and Method……Read More