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March 2018

Cover of March 2018 issue of JazzTimes
Cover of March 2018 issue of JazzTimes

Our March 2018 issue is on-sale now!
Highlights of this issue include:


Jazz & #MeToo
In this time of profound cultural change, Jennifer Odell thinks about how the lessons of #MeToo and Time’s Up can help jazz solve its enduring gender-inequality problem.

The Bad Plus
As founding pianist Ethan Iverson passes the torch to his replacement, Orrin Evans, the renowned rock scribe David Fricke reflects on his years listening to and writing about this unlikely crossover phenomenon.

Special Sections

In Memory Of
Our annual special section celebrating those we lost in the previous year. In this edition, Marcus Miller pays homage to Al Jarreau, Jimmy Haslip remembers Allan Holdsworth and Bobby Sanabria writes about Dave Valentin, among many other heartfelt tributes.

Readers’ and Expanded Critics’ Polls
The best musicians, bands, albums, books and more

Columns & Departments

JT Notes
Editor Evan Haga on Hugh Masekela and the inaugural Jazz Congress

Opening Chorus
Chick Corea/Steve Gadd, Joshua White, highlights from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Jazz Congress keynote address, Esperanza Spalding, Winter Jazzfest NYC, news and farewells

Before & After
Sherrie Maricle

Overdue Ovation
Eric Wyatt

Artist’s Choice
Steve Jordan picks tracks by swinging and grooving drummers

Sound Advice

The latest and greatest musical instruments, accessories and jazz-education resources

Brent Butterworth explains and reviews digital music servers

Brian Charette’s organ-jazz primer


Reviews of CDs by Wes Montgomery, Rez Abbasi, Kyle Eastwood, Wayne Escoffery, Jeff Hamilton Trio, Julian Lage and others


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