Book Excerpts and Reviews
Swing Era New York: The Jazz Photographs of Charles Peterson
by W. Royal Stokes
 by Nancy Ann Lee
 
Jazz Styles: History & Analysis (Sixth Edition)
by Mark C. Gridley

with 2 reader comments, latest October 8, 1998
 by Spencer Bennett
 
Blues for Bird
by Martin Gray
 by Paul W. Blair
 
Such Melodious Racket: The Lost History of Jazz in Canada, 1914-1949
by Mark Miller

with 3 reader comments, latest January 21, 2006
 by Stuart Broomer
 
Gil Evans: Out of the Cool: His Life and Music
by Stephanie Stein Crease
 by Donald Clarke
 
Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism from 1919 to Now
edited by Robert Gottlieb

with 1 reader comment, posted December 2, 1997
 by Stanley Dance
 
Central Avenue Sounds: Jazz in Los Angeles
by Steven Isoardi et al.
New Dutch Swing
by Kevin Whitehead
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
by Angela Davis

with 1 reader comment, posted June 16, 2001
 by Paul de Barros
 
Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary
edited by Leslie Gourse

with 2 reader comments, latest May 27, 2011
 by Wilma Dobie
 
A Miles Davis Reader
edited by Bill Kirchner
The Miles Davis Companion: Four Decades of Commentary
edited by Gary Carner

with 1 reader comment, posted October 31, 2012
 by Jerry D'Souza
 
Gramophone Jazz Good CD Guide
Keith Shadwick, editor

with 2 reader comments, latest December 12, 2008
 by David Franklin
 
All or Nothing At All: A Life of Frank Sinatra
by Donald Clarke
 by Leslie Gourse
 
Grant Green: Rediscovering the Forgotten Genius of Jazz Guitar
by Sharony Andrews Green

with 2 reader comments, latest September 17, 2000
 by James Hale
 
Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and Musicians
by Floyd Levin

with 1 reader comment, posted May 28, 2001
 by Dan Kassell
 
Dan Bied's Jazz Reader
by Dan Bied

with 2 reader comments, latest May 17, 1999
 by Jerry Kline
 
Madame Jazz: Contemporary Women Instrumentalists
by Leslie Gourse

with 2 reader comments, latest November 6, 1998
 by Nancy Ann Lee
 
Classic Jazz, A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians
with 1 reader comment, posted February 19, 2001
 by Floyd Levin
 
Suggested Bibliography
with 4 reader comments, latest December 22, 2010
 by Howard Mandel
 
Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece
by Ashley Kahn
The Making of Kind of Blue: Miles Davis and His Masterpiece
by Eric Nisenson

with 2 reader comments, latest February 12, 2001
 by Greg Masters
 
Blue Note Records: The Biography
by Richard Cooke
 by Greg Masters
 
Fats Navarro and Tadd Dameron: Their Greatest Studio Performances
from Giant Steps - Bebop and the Creators of Modern Jazz
 by Kenny Mathieson
 
"Drum Solo" from Confessions of a Hearing Impaired Jazz Critic  by William Minor
 
Space Is the Place: The Lives and Times of Sun Ra
by John F. Szwed

with 1 reader comment, posted February 11, 1998
 by John Murph
 
Paradoxes at the Birth -- Two Books  by Ted Panken
 
Give the Drummers Some! The Great Drummers of R&B, Funk & Soul
by Jim Payne

with 1 reader comment, posted June 25, 2007
 by Roberta Penn
 
The Jazz Discography
by Tom Lord
 by Bob Porter
 
Monterey Jazz Festival: Forty Legendary Years
by William Minor
 by Doug Ramsey
 
September in the Rain: The Life of Nelson Riddle
by Peter J. Levinson
 by Terence Ripmaster
 
Myself Among Others: A Life In Music
by George Wein with Nate Chinen
 by Terence Ripmaster
 
Excerpts from Perry Robinson: The Traveler
with 3 reader comments, latest December 12, 2003
 by Perry Robinson
 
Visions of Jazz: The First Century
by Gary Giddins
The Playboy Guide to Jazz
by Neil Tesser
The Chronicle of Jazz
by Mervyn Cooke
 by Don Rose
 
Blue Bossa
by Bart Schneider
 by Don Rose
 
Blue: The Murder of Jazz
by Eric Nisenson

with 1 reader comment, posted March 5, 1999
 by Don Rose
 
Bill Evans: How My Heart Sings
by Peter Pettinger

with 2 reader comments, latest January 18, 1999
 by Don Rose
 
Dance of the Infidels: A Portrait of Bud Powell
by Francis Paudras

with 1 reader comment, posted August 12, 2001
 by Don Rose
 
Future Jazz
by Howard Mandel
Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie
by Alyn Shipton

with 3 reader comments, latest December 28, 2000
 by Don Rose
 
Living the Jazz Life: Conversations with Forty Musicians about Their Careers in Jazz
by W. Royal Stokes
 by Don Rose
 
Our Man in Jazz: George Wien  by Gene Santoro
 
Lester Leaps In: No Eyes: Lester Young
by David Meltzer
 by Bart Schneider
 
John Coltrane: His Life and Music
by Lewis Porter

with 3 reader comments, latest August 18, 1998
 by Matthew Snyder
 
The Wildest One: The Life of Wild Bill Davidson
by Hal Willard

with 6 reader comments, latest June 3, 1998
 by Jack Sohmer
 
Straight, No Chaser: The Life and Genius of Thelonious Monk
by Leslie Gourse

with 1 reader comment, posted July 24, 1998
 by Jack Sohmer
 
The History of Jazz
by Ted Gioia

with 1 reader comment, posted March 8, 1999
 by Jack Sohmer
 
Stir It Up: Musical Mixes from Roots to Jazz
by Gene Santoro

with 1 reader comment, posted March 4, 2003
 by Sunsh Stein
 
The Future of Jazz
ed. by Yuval Taylor

with 1 reader comment, posted August 30, 2007
 by Sunsh Stein
 
Living the Jazz Life  by W. Royal Stokes
 
A New History of Jazz
by Alyn Shipton

with 3 reader comments, latest July 30, 2005
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
The Golden Age of Jazz in Paris and Other Stories about Jazz
Louis' Children: American Jazz Singers
Time Keepers: The Great Jazz Drummers
Fancy Fretwork: The Great Jazz Guitarists

by Leslie Gourse
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
Collected Works: A Journal of Jazz: 1954-2001
by Whitney Balliett
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
The Essential Jazz Records, vol. 1, Ragtime to Swing
by Max Harrison, Charles Fox, and Eric Thacker

with 1 reader comment, posted December 20, 2002
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
Swing Shift: "All-Girl" Bands of the 1940s
by Sherrie Tucker

with 3 reader comments, latest February 1, 2011
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
DIS Here: A Bio-Discography of Julian "Cannonball" Adderley
by Chris Sheridan
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
Traditionalists & Revivalists in Jazz
by Chip Deffaa

with 1 reader comment, posted June 30, 1998
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
The Mainstream Gets Worldly from The Playboy Guide to Jazz  by Neil Tesser
 
Skylark: The Life and Times of Johnny Mercer
by Philip Furia

with 1 reader comment, posted August 6, 2007
 by F. Norman Vickers
 
Fats Waller: Cheerful Little Earful
by Alyn Shipton

with 1 reader comment, posted November 3, 2002
 by Kevin Whitehead
 
Blues and the Poetic Spirit
by Paul Garon

with 1 reader comment, posted February 9, 2008
 by David Whiteis
 
Blue: The Murder of Jazz
by Eric Nisenson

with 2 reader comments, latest October 7, 1998
 by Scott Yanow
 
Wynton Marsalis: Skain's Domain
by Leslie Gourse
 by Scott Yanow
 
Concert, Club & Fest Reports
Umbria Jazz Festival 2001  by W. Royal Stokes
 
Jason Moran's Blues Fusion  by Larry Blumenfeld
 
A Man, a Plan, a Canal: Panama Celebrates Jazz  by Larry Blumenfeld
 
Jazz Fest Beyond Jazz Fest: Is New Orleans Just Too Much?
with 1 reader comment, posted August 16, 2001
 by Philip Booth
 
Montréal Jazz Festival (first weekend; June 28-July 2)  by Philip Booth
 
Fresh Cello  by Rahsaan Clark Morris
 
French Pianists at Lincoln Center  by Alain Drouot
 
The Murphy's Law Newport Cruise
with 2 reader comments, latest March 14, 2013
 by Yvonne Ervin
 
Newport Spotlights an Elder Statesman  by Ken Franckling
 
Wall to Wall Miles  by James Hale
 
The 25th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal  by James Hale
 
Jazz Takes Montréal  by James Hale
 
Guelph at a Glance  by James Hale
 
Postcards from the Summer 2000 Festival Trail  by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Andy Bey: Le Jazz Au Bar - First Set, March 26, 2004  by Sy Johnson
 
Sunday at the Chicago Jazz Festival  by Kevin Lynch
 
Kilometers of Miles  by Greg Masters
 
The 1999 Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival
with 1 reader comment, posted June 16, 1999
 by Michelle Mercer
 
Roccella Jonica: Jazz As an Intellectual Feast  by Virgil Mihaiu
 
Monterey Jazz Festival/Jazz Journalists Association Alliance  by William Minor
 
Focus on Vancouver at Portugal's Jazz Em Agosto  by Abdul Moiême Minor
 
The Swinging of the Summer Lawns  by Lara Pellegrinelli
 
1998 Jazz Port Townsend Festival - Straightahead, and Stretching  by Roberta Penn
 
The Maestro is INN  by Matthew S. Robinson
 
A Hampton, Virginia Tradition
with 2 reader comments, latest January 29, 2004
 by Carla and Jason Rupp
 
23rd Montréal Jazz Festival, 2002
with 1 reader comment, posted December 18, 2002
 by Arnold Jay Smith
 
Here it Is Again  by Arnold Jay Smith
 
Montreal Fest Impressions  by Arnold Jay Smith
 
Veni Vici: Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
with 1 reader comment, posted November 25, 2008
 by Arnold Jay Smith
 
New Orleans Jazz Ascona 2000, July 8 & 9
with 2 reader comments, latest July 25, 2001
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
Umbria Jazz Festival 2000
with 1 reader comment, posted December 27, 2008
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
Pori Jazz 2003, with photographs by Erika Else  by W. Royal Stokes
 
New Orleans Jazz Ascona 2000  by W. Royal Stokes
 
New Orleans Jazz Ascona 2000, July 2  by W. Royal Stokes
 
New Orleans Jazz Ascona 2000, July 3  by W. Royal Stokes
 
New Orleans Jazz Ascona 2000, July 4  by W. Royal Stokes
 
New Orleans Jazz Ascona 2000, July 5  by W. Royal Stokes
 
New Orleans Jazz Ascona 2000, July 6 & 7  by W. Royal Stokes
 
Organizing Improvisers: Vancouver Time Flies
with 1 reader comment, posted March 29, 1999
 by Laurence Svirchev
 
Jazz Journalists Association Panel Discussion at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, June 29, 2002  transcribed by Laurence Svirchev
 
Jazz Journalists Association Panel, 18th Annual Vancouver International Jazz Festival, June 28, 2003
with 4 reader comments, latest March 25, 2004
 transcribed by Laurence Svirchev
 
The 1998 Monterey Jazz Festival  by Scott Yanow
 
The 1999 Monterey Jazz Festival
with 1 reader comment, posted November 13, 2008
 by Scott Yanow
 
The 2002 Monterey Jazz Festival - Or How To See 60 Groups In 30 Hours  by Scott Yanow
 
A Breathless Review of the 2003 Monterey Jazz Festival  by Scott Yanow
 
The 33rd Siena Jazz Festival: Save Room For The Appetizers  by Mike Zwerin
 
Montreux Jazz Festival Offers More Than a Pocketful of Jazz: Brother, Can You Spare a Jazz?
with 3 reader comments, latest August 9, 2005
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Duke
100 Years of Duke Ellington: Diminuendo, Crescendo, Resonance
with 3 reader comments, latest April 6, 1999
 by Owen Cordle
 
Duke Ellington Remembered
with 2 reader comments, latest April 6, 1999
 by Stanley Dance
 
Fingers: Celebrating Ellington the Pianist
with 1 reader comment, posted August 1, 2008
 by Reuben Jackson
 
happy anatomy  by Reuben Jackson
 
Dance's "Funeral Address" for Duke  by Sue Markle
 
Ellington's New England  by Tom Reney
 
His Heart Belongs to Duke  by Tom Reney
 
The Duke of Elegance  by Michael J. Renner
 
Duke Ellington - A Personal Reminiscence
with 1 reader comment, posted February 11, 2004
 by Ron Sweetman
 
Duke Ellington's Far East Suite
with 2 reader comments, latest April 27, 2005
 by Neil Tesser
 
Black, Brown & Beige
with 5 reader comments, latest September 2, 1999
 by Richard Wang
 
Fiction
Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue
with 3 reader comments, latest August 24, 2001
 by Mitch Myers
 
Film
Callé 54
with 1 reader comment, posted May 29, 2001
 by Philip Booth
 
Scorsese's The Blues: Forward (?) into the Past
with 2 reader comments, latest October 22, 2003
 by David Whiteis
 
Focus on Recordings
JJA Members' 2004 Top 10 Recordings  by Jazz Journalists Association
 
David S. Ware Takes On The World  by Larry Blumenfeld
 
Schmid and Golia's Birdology  by Stuart Broomer
 
That Old Devil "Duende"  by Rahsaan Clark Morris
 
Inside Out with Michele Rosewoman  by Alain Drouot
 
Ray Brown Walks On  by Leslie Gourse
 
The Complete Miles Davis At Montreux 1973-1991
with 1 reader comment, posted June 24, 2003
 by James Hale
 
Miles Davis, The Complete Jack Johnson Sessions, Columbia/Legacy AC5K 86359  by James Hale
 
Miles Davis & Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings
with 4 reader comments, latest October 31, 1997
 by James Hale
 
JJA Members' 2001 Top 10 CDs - Part I  by Jazz Journalists Association
 
JJA Members' 2001 Top 10 CDs - Part II
with 1 reader comment, posted January 18, 2002
 by Jazz Journalists Association
 
A Treasure Trove of ECM: ECM Releases Next Round of :rarum Compilations  by John Kelman
 
Packing Heat with Parker/Guy/Lytton/Crispell: After Appleby  by Steve Kulak
 
Electric Miles
with 3 reader comments, latest January 29, 1998
 by Greg Masters
 
Top Ten Concensus  by Greg Masters
 
Count Basie: America's #1 Band  by John McDonough
 
The Golden Years of the Soviet New Jazz: Volume III  by William Minor
 
Ten Really Worth-Listening-To 2001 Albums, For Folks Who Are Interested in Jazz and What it Could Be  by Frank J. Oteri
 
Andrew Rathbun, Sculptures  by Virginia Schaefer
 
Velvet Fusions  by Mike Zwerin
 
"Electric Miles" Live in Montreux - 20 CDs  by Mike Zwerin
 
My Good, Real Music  by Mike Zwerin
 
Industry Conventions
The 1998 Jazz Times Convention  by Scott Yanow
 
Interactive Discussions
Re: Jazz & Fiction  with Howard Mandel
 
Trad Jazz: Ignored & Endangered  with Leslie Johnson
 
Chicago Now!  with James Hale
 
The Golden Age of Jazz Biography
with 3 reader comments, latest December 9, 2004
 with James Hale
 
A Century of Pops: A Critical Celebration of Louis Armstrong
with 2 reader comments, latest April 7, 2001
 by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Writing the New Jazz History
with 7 reader comments, latest April 3, 2004
 by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Latin Jazz - What's in a Name  with James Hale
 
Miles Beyond: An Online Discussion of the Electric Years
with 11 reader comments, latest August 16, 2001
 with Howard Mandel
 
Writing for Your Life
with 1 reader comment, posted October 16, 2004
 by Jazz Journalists Association
 
International Reports
Ukranian Jazz Trip
with 1 reader comment, posted December 10, 2004
 by Larry Appelbaum
 
Jazz in the Big Mango
with 6 reader comments, latest March 24, 1999
 by Paul W. Blair
 
More on Jazz in Mexico
with 5 reader comments, latest August 1, 2001
 by Alain Derbez
 
Symptomatology of Mexican Jazz in the XXI Century
with 3 reader comments, latest March 7, 2006
 by Alain Derbez
 
Jazz en Mexico
with 5 reader comments, latest May 29, 2012
 para Alain Derbez
 
Jazz in Mexico
with 1 reader comment, posted November 10, 2010
 by Alain Derbez
 
Statesmen of Jazz Debut in Japan
with 1 reader comment, posted December 3, 2010
 by Wilma Dobie
 
Roman Holiday at Alexanderplatz, December 31, 2002  by Ira Gitler
 
Jazz and Argentina  by Eduardo Hojman
 
Stirring It Up in Spain
with 5 reader comments, latest March 20, 2007
 by Eduardo Hojman
 
Mid-East Peace Initiative: Plea and Report
with 2 reader comments, latest August 1, 2005
 by Arnie Lawrence and Anna Immanuel
 
Ghetto Blues: From Roots of Suffering to Buds of Hope  by Anna Immanuel
 
Jazz in Lithuania
with 2 reader comments, latest November 27, 2006
 by Bernd Jahnke
 
Ukraine Report: Remembering Volodymyr Dmytriyev
with 1 reader comment, posted March 7, 2005
 by Olga Kizlova
 
Report from Ukraine: Kyiv Hosts Giants of French Jazz  by Olga Kizlova
 
Report from Ukraine: Musical Hallucinations  by Olga Kizlova
 
Jazz Flourishes In Ukraine
with 1 reader comment, posted May 14, 2013
 by Olga Kizlova
 
Year Zero: The Music of the Ganelin Trio  by Steve Kulak
 
Sunday Morning, Frankfurt with the Peter Brotzmann Quartet
with 1 reader comment, posted February 13, 2008
 by Steve Kulak
 
Unforgivable Oversight  by Jorge L. Lardone
 
Tales of Two Cities: Leningrad/Moscow, circa 1985
with 4 reader comments, latest July 2, 2001
 by Howard Mandel
 
The Second JAM in Yerevan, Armenia
with 2 reader comments, latest April 4, 2007
 by Armen Manukyan
 
Jazz in Armenia: I Am the Optimist!  by Armen Manukyan
 
Romanian Jazz News
with 4 reader comments, latest April 20, 1999
 by Virgil Mihaiu
 
American Jazz Teaching Arrives in Romania  by Virgil Mihaiu
 
American-Style Jazz Education Arrives in Romania
with 1 reader comment, posted January 17, 2006
 by Virgil Mihaiu
 
Introduction to The Heart Within: Jazz Journeys to Japan
with 4 reader comments, latest August 13, 1999
 by William Minor
 
First Views: Beijing International Jazz Festival
with 1 reader comment, posted December 23, 1998
 by Dan Ouellette
 
Jazznicity: Big Steps for Tokyo's Little Jazz Labels  by Michael Pronko
 
Emigré's Memories: Leo Feigin on Soviet jazz, freedom and Willis Conover  by Terence Ripmaster
 
Jazz Journalist Abroad -- Svirchev's China Journal
with 1 reader comment, posted March 20, 2007
 by Laurence Svirchev
 
A Brief Story of Jazz in the Heart of Europe
with 10 reader comments, latest April 20, 1999
 by Antonin Truhlár
 
Celebrating New Flamenco in the Basque Country  by Mike Zwerin
 
Poly-cultural Encounters
with 1 reader comment, posted September 16, 2002
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Frank Tenot: The Empire of Jazz On The Seine  by Mike Zwerin
 
Richard Galliano: "Piazzolla Forever": The New Newer Tango
with 2 reader comments, latest July 5, 2008
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Preserving and Advancing West African Musical Traditions  by Mike Zwerin
 
Paris Jazz Clubs: We'll Always Have Paris
with 3 reader comments, latest January 9, 2009
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Jazz Survives In Jerusalem Through The Looking Glass: Arnie's International Underground
with 1 reader comment, posted August 27, 2003
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Interviews
Irene Schweizer
with 2 reader comments, latest October 23, 2007
 with Alain Drouot
 
Interview with Dewey Redman 7 Dec 2002
with 3 reader comments, latest July 17, 2014
 by Ronnie James
 
The Complete Ken Burns Interviews  with Ashley Kan
 
Lionel Hampton at Home, 1999
with 1 reader comment, posted September 18, 2002
 by Howard Mandel
 
HM talks to Buddy DeFranco, Tony Scott
with 2 reader comments, latest June 25, 2011
 by Howard Mandel
 
Regina Carter  with Natasha Nargis
 
Sam Mangwana
with 1 reader comment, posted June 8, 2008
 with Natasha Nargis
 
Cubanismo!'s Jesus Alemany  with Natasha Nargis
 
New York Drummer Cindy Blackman  with Natasha Nargis
 
Hammer-ons, Pull-offs, and Guitar Therapy
with 1 reader comment, posted September 21, 2002
 with Natasha Nargis
 
Jazz Flutist Herbia Mann Loved Music  with Natasha Nargis
 
Roscoe Mitchell Remembers  with Ted Panken
 
Von Freeman & John Young
with 3 reader comments, latest August 9, 2012
 with Ted Panken
 
Von Freeman Musician Show
with 1 reader comment, posted March 13, 2005
 with Ted Panken
 
Thurman Barker  with Ted Panken
 
Richard Davis
with 3 reader comments, latest April 19, 2004
 with Ted Panken
 
Eddie Harris
with 5 reader comments, latest March 29, 2000
 with Ted Panken
 
George Lewis  with Ted Panken
 
Leroy Jenkins  with Ted Panken
 
George Lewis & Leo Smith  with Ted Panken
 
Fred Hopkins
with 3 reader comments, latest January 27, 1999
 with Ted Panken
 
Wynton in Interview
with 9 reader comments, latest February 2, 2001
 with Ted Panken
 
Sam Rivers
with 1 reader comment, posted December 28, 2011
 with Ted Panken
 
Andrew Hill: Roots and Blue Notes  with Ted Panken
 
Henry Threadgill: Influences
with 2 reader comments, latest September 28, 2004
 with Ted Panken
 
Dave Holland: History of the Harmonic Context
with 1 reader comment, posted April 17, 2001
 with Ted Panken
 
Jeff "Tain" Watts: Education of a Traneiac?  with Ted Panken
 
Braxton in His Glory
with 1 reader comment, posted January 27, 1999
 with Ted Panken
 
Tommy Hunter on Sun Ra
with 6 reader comments, latest May 8, 1999
 with Ted Panken
 
Bowie & Favors: The Ensemble in Context  with Ted Panken
 
Roscoe Mitchell & Amina Claudine Myers
with 5 reader comments, latest January 27, 1999
 with Ted Panken
 
George Lewis  by Lloyd Peterson
 
Wynton, Not Long Ago
with 1 reader comment, posted October 22, 2004
 by Tom Reney
 
An Interview with Howard E. Fischer  by Carla and Jason Rupp
 
"If You Start from Point-Zero, You have to Imagine Something": An interview with Alexander von Schlippenbach  by Laurence Svirchev
 
Bruno in Blue Lake  with Lazaro Vega
 
AACM's Fred Anderson: A Rare Interview  with Lazaro Vega
 
Jazz Awards
JJA Jazz Awards 2004  by Jazz Journalists Association
 
The 1997 Critics Choice Awards  by Anon Reporter
 
The 1998 Critics Choice Division Jazz Awards  by Anon Reporter
 
Canada's National Jazz Awards  by James Hale
 
2003 Jazz Awards  by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Jazz Awards 2002
with 1 reader comment, posted July 3, 2002
 by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Jazz Awards 2000 Nominees
with 3 reader comments, latest June 29, 2000
 by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Jazz Awards 2001 Press Release  by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Jazz Awards 2001 Nominees
with 3 reader comments, latest June 12, 2001
 by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Jazz Awards 2001 Winners  by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Jazz Award Winners Bypass City  by Kevin Lynch
 
2006 JJA Jazz Awards Report  by Howard Mandel
 
The 1999 Jazz Awards
with 1 reader comment, posted September 14, 1999
 by Howard Mandel
 
Jazz Awards 2000 Winners
with 7 reader comments, latest June 29, 2000
 by Howard Mandel
 
Diary of an Event Producer: JJA Benefit Concert, June 28, 2003, Carmel, CA  by William Minor
 
Minutes of JJA Meeting, New Orleans, January 15, 2000
with 6 reader comments, latest May 28, 2000
 by William Minor
 
2001 Moscow JJA Awards: Russian JazzEars, Swiss horns, Asian melodies  by Cyril Moshkow
 
Jazz Community Gathers in Birdland, NYC for Fifth Annual Awards Show with Heart
with 1 reader comment, posted July 13, 2001
 by Val Vaccaro
 
Jazz Critics Poll -- The Year of the Moldy Fig
with 2 reader comments, latest August 13, 2002
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Local News
There's Something Happening Here: LA's Jazz/New Music Scene  by Rex Butters
 
Our Louisville Slugger on the Scene
with 1 reader comment, posted June 20, 2005
 by Danny O'Bryan
 
Russell Gunn and Other St. Louis Jazz Artists  by Michael J. Renner
 
Bird Honored in His Home Town
with 1 reader comment, posted June 3, 1999
 by Don Rose
 
The Jazz Scene in Atlanta
with 1 reader comment, posted March 20, 1999
 by Susan Rosmarin
 
NYC Musicians Let Loose & Talk -- Local 802 AFM Holds Burning Party  by Carla Marie Rupp
 
Jazz In Need, Post-Catastrophe
with 1 reader comment, posted January 2, 2002
 by Ron Scott
 
New York Minutes  by Mike Zwerin
 
Musician-Journalist-Listener-Audience Relations
Bombay's Deal with its Critics  by Arvind Parikh
 
Taking a Shot at Writers: Oscar Peterson Considers Unknowledgeable Jazz Journalists A "Peril" for the Jazz Community
with 17 reader comments, latest February 3, 2006
 Carla Marie Rupp Parikh
 
Jazz Radio -- Blindfold Tests, Hostage-Holding, and Station Breaks: An Open Letter to Jazz Broadcaster
with 33 reader comments, latest April 20, 2004
 by Charles Suhor
 
New Media
Creating the Jazz Keyboard CD-ROM  by Joel Simpson
 
Notes about Members
Max Harrison
with 2 reader comments, latest April 26, 2005
 by Paul Baker
 
Player Profiles
Have You Met Mr. Jones?  by David Adler
 
Resurrection of the Russian Satchmo
with 1 reader comment, posted June 5, 2008
 by Alexey Bateshev
 
Billy Higgins: Time On His Hands  by Karen Bennett
 
Long in Exile, a Mambo King Still Reigns  by Larry Blumenfeld
 
She Sang Softly but Carried a Big Swing  by Larry Blumenfeld
 
In All Languages: One African-born guitarist erases borders, warms hearts and opens minds  by Larry Blumenfeld
 
Los Hombres Calientes  by Philip Booth
 
Still Gilly After All These Years  by James Bradley
 
Jimmy Giuffre: Cry Freedom
with 4 reader comments, latest May 2, 2013
 by Rex Butters
 
Dennis Winslett
with 1 reader comment, posted September 15, 2004
 by Rahsaan Clark Morris
 
At Last, Earma Thompson
with 1 reader comment, posted July 25, 2005
 by Rahsaan Clark Morris
 
Swing Shift: A Profile of Artie Shaw
with 4 reader comments, latest August 20, 1998
 by Aaron Cohen
 
Armstrong, Rollins and Integrity  by Owen Cordle
 
The Miraculous Return of the Great Henry Grimes  by Margaret Davis
 
Pat Metheny -- Man vs. Time
with 2 reader comments, latest January 21, 2003
 by Alain Derbez
 
The Double Life of Gebhard Ullmann
with 1 reader comment, posted March 2, 2012
 by Alain Drouot
 
Nicholas Payton
with 3 reader comments, latest March 16, 2000
 by Jerry D'Souza
 
Dave Samuels; Rachel Z; John Scofield; Habib Iddrisu, Ghanian Drummer; Michael Katon  by David Dupont
 
The Italian Instabile Orchestra -- Italy's Jazz Epicenter  by Mitchell Feldman
 
On the Road with JazzPar Prize Winner Enrico Rava  by Mitchell Feldman
 
Pat Metheny  by Jeff Fitzgerald
 
Miles Davis - Life-Size
with 4 reader comments, latest April 4, 2001
 by Ken Franckling
 
Miles Davis's Legacy
with 2 reader comments, latest March 17, 2008
 by Ken Franckling
 
Remembering Dizzy: the spirit of a jazz giant lives on  by Ken Franckling
 
Jazz Musicians Who Balance and Thrive on Dual, Unrelated Careers
with 3 reader comments, latest April 21, 2004
 by Ken Franckling
 
Gregory Hines, 1946-2003  by Jane Goldberg
 
Holland and the Working Band  by James Hale
 
Medeski, Martin & Wood  by James Hale
 
Tim Berne, The Independent  by James Hale
 
Phil Nimmons: Keeping It Fresh
with 1 reader comment, posted October 6, 2007
 by James Hale
 
D.D. Jackson: Border Crossings  by James Hale
 
Gary Bartz
with 1 reader comment, posted September 16, 1997
 by James Hale
 
Kurt Elling: Beat King of the Jazz Vocal World
with 1 reader comment, posted October 21, 1999
 by James Hale
 
Fellowship without Preconception: Drummer Brian Blade
with 5 reader comments, latest October 25, 1999
 by James Hale
 
The Genuine Guitarist, Bill Frisell  by James Hale
 
Danilo Perez: Panamanian, Pan-American, Pianist  by James Hale
 
Evan Parker: Solo  by Andrey Henkin
 
Albert Mangelsdorf: A Legend at 75
with 1 reader comment, posted March 11, 2004
 by Andrey Henkin
 
Pastoral Jazz and the Unspoken Code  by Geoffrey Himes
 
Quiet Intensity: Guitar Man Pat Metheny Hits the Road with a New Trio  by C. Andrew Hovan
 
The Heartbeat of Queens: Milford Graves
with 2 reader comments, latest December 9, 2004
 by Mark Jacobson
 
Remembering Perk  by Todd S. Jenkins
 
Initiated by Jacquet  by Sy Johnson
 
Shirley Horn at Le Jazz Au Bar
with 1 reader comment, posted December 14, 2004
 by Sy Johnson
 
The Zen of the Jim Cullum Jazz Band  by Don Jones
 
Revisiting the Zen of the Jim Cullum Jazz Band  by Don Jones
 
Ellingtonian Juan Tizol - Latin Jazz Progenitor
with 3 reader comments, latest December 15, 2000
 by George Kanzler
 
Jazz Jewel Ruby Braff Plays Passionately in Jersey Club  by George Kanzler
 
The Bix Beiderbecke Myth: Bix Lives On!
with 1 reader comment, posted October 10, 2004
 by Dan Kassell
 
Joe Locke: On the Ascension
with 1 reader comment, posted August 26, 2004
 by John Kelman
 
Oscar and Me
with 1 reader comment, posted August 22, 2000
 by Bill King
 
John Zorn: What's in a Name?
with 1 reader comment, posted January 27, 1999
 by Art Lange
 
Changing The Shape of Music: Another View of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz, and Warne Marsh
with 1 reader comment, posted August 18, 2006
 by Art Lange
 
Miles Alive  by Howard Mandel
 
Pops, at 100 -- A Birthday Primer  by Howard Mandel
 
Yo, Wadada! Leo Smith's Long Pilgrimage  by Howard Mandel
 
American Blues, Afro-Brazillian Beat, Pow-Wow: Don Pullen with Garth Fagin and the Chief Cliff Singers  by Howard Mandel
 
Billy Lester - the Complete Down Beat Profile
with 1 reader comment, posted October 10, 2005
 by Howard Mandel
 
Armen Husnunts -- Armenia's 1st Saxophonist
with 2 reader comments, latest May 27, 2007
 by Armen Manukyan
 
Levon Malkhasyan: Father of Armenian Jazz
with 2 reader comments, latest March 24, 2005
 by Armen Manukyan
 
Bobby Bradford: Practicality, Responsibility & Creativity, Jazz West
with 2 reader comments, latest June 23, 2008
 by Michelle Mercer
 
The International Connection: Tommy Flanagan and Hisayuki Terai  by William Minor
 
Carl Grubbs Reigns at the Castle
with 1 reader comment, posted May 27, 2002
 by Steve Monroe
 
Talking with Eric Alexander  by Russ Neff
 
Talking with Kenny Barron  by Russ Neff
 
Madeline Eastman: Bare, Not Naked
with 5 reader comments, latest August 25, 2003
 by Danny O'Bryan
 
Chasing the Dragon: Vancouver Guitarist Tony Wilson
with 2 reader comments, latest February 26, 2007
 by Josephine Ochej
 
Henry Threadgill: An Iconoclast's Moves
with 2 reader comments, latest August 3, 2006
 by Dan Ouellette
 
Claude "Fiddler" Williams: Nearly as Young as Jazz  by Michael J. Renner
 
Michael Royal: Musical Journey to a Hotel Haven  by Terence Ripmaster
 
The Roar of James Carter  by Ron Scott
 
Cobi Swings on 76
with 2 reader comments, latest May 29, 2010
 by Ron Scott
 
Recalling Irene Kral
with 1 reader comment, posted June 13, 2005
 by Kirk Silsbee
 
Perry Robinson: Extraordinary Travels with Clarinet  by Matthew Snyder
 
Remembering Steve Lacy  by Laurence Svirchev
 
Gerry Hemingway, Drummer, More than 13 Ways
with 2 reader comments, latest May 8, 2000
 by Laurence Svirchev
 
Georg Graewe Octet: Austria and Croatia  by Laurence Svirchev
 
Benoit Delbecq: A Paris Recording Session  by Laurence Svirchev
 
Ron Samworth, Vancouver Homeboy Extraordinaire
with 2 reader comments, latest July 9, 2007
 by Laurence Svirchev
 
Gerry Hemingway's Songs
with 1 reader comment, posted September 15, 2007
 by Laurence Svirchev
 
Big Bill Broonzy in France and England
with 2 reader comments, latest September 28, 2013
 by Ron Sweetman
 
Bobby Rush's "Funk Folklore": The Song and Dance of a Modern-Day Trickster, or What You Didn't Know about the Guy on the Road in Scorsese's The Blues
with 9 reader comments, latest April 1, 2004
 by David Whiteis
 
Steve Lacy: Time to Book
with 1 reader comment, posted July 8, 2002
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Pable Menendez's Mezcla: Our Cat in Havana
with 1 reader comment, posted December 20, 2002
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Bireli Lagrene, Renewing Gypsy Swing
with 1 reader comment, posted May 5, 2004
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Christian McBride Must Be Doing Something Right
with 2 reader comments, latest November 2, 2003
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Fred Wesley: The Importance Of A Groove
with 1 reader comment, posted July 23, 2003
 by Mike Zwerin
 
A Magic Flute  by Mike Zwerin
 
Ronan Guilfoyle: Rhythmic Being  by Mike Zwerin
 
Percy Heath Recalls the Modern Jazz Quartet: Sneaking Up on Them  by Mike Zwerin
 
Nguyen Le: The More Possibilities the Better
with 1 reader comment, posted November 23, 2001
 by Mike Zwerin
 
The Uke Attitude: "Music Self-played Is Happiness Self-made"  by Mike Zwerin
 
Matthew Shipp: Jazztronica [A Hard Thing To Do]  by Mike Zwerin
 
Remembering Elvin Jones: A Giant Redwood Falls  by Mike Zwerin
 
Eric Dolphy in Sardinia  by Mike Zwerin
 
Omar Sosa: "Music Is the Answer"  by Mike Zwerin
 
Remembering Artie Shaw
with 2 reader comments, latest February 14, 2005
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Shorter Punches His Way Free
with 2 reader comments, latest February 22, 2005
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Bird Still Lives  by Mike Zwerin
 
Ornette Coleman Wins The Japanese "Praemium Imperiale"
with 1 reader comment, posted September 30, 2001
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Glenn Ferris: The Taming of the Slide
with 1 reader comment, posted June 29, 2002
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Mike Stern: Between a Mega-Merger and an Economic Meltdown  by Mike Zwerin
 
Eddie Rosner Revival, Take Two
with 1 reader comment, posted March 3, 2003
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Uri Caine: Interprative Musicologist  by Mike Zwerin
 
Poetry
Kin-Ta-Ni-Ya's "Numbers"  translated by Alain Derbez
 
Two Poems
with 1 reader comment, posted October 15, 2004
 by Alain Derbez
 
A Christmas Jazz Memory
with 1 reader comment, posted January 10, 2009
 by Don Heckman
 
Early Autumn  by Reuben Jackson
 
for nico bunick (et al)  by Reuben Jackson
 
for cassandra wilson  by Reuben Jackson
 
hard bop  by Reuben Jackson
 
Malcolm In Cairo  by Reuben Jackson
 
santana goes crazy  by Reuben Jackson
 
we insist
with 2 reader comments, latest May 23, 2006
 by Reuben Jackson
 
haiku for Jimmy Knepper
with 1 reader comment, posted December 24, 2004
 by Reuben Jackson
 
(herbie mann)
with 1 reader comment, posted February 25, 2005
 by Reuben Jackson
 
let us go into the house of the lord  by Reuben Jackson
 
mercy,mercy,mercy
with 1 reader comment, posted January 9, 2004
 by Reuben Jackson
 
brother ray  by Reuben Jackson
 
no sell out (for miles davis)  by Reuben Jackson
 
for tito puente  by Reuben Jackson
 
what's new (for elvin jones)  by Reuben Jackson
 
After Viewing Ken Burns' Jazz  by Reuben Jackson
 
no moe  by Reuben Jackson
 
makanda  by Reuben Jackson
 
peace on earth  by Reuben Jackson
 
Albert in the Cellar  by Steve Koenig
 
Awakening  by Danny O'Bryan
 
Jazz Portrait Poems
with 2 reader comments, latest January 23, 2011
 by Florence Wetzel
 
Publishing & Its Discontents
Contract Woes: Rights at Risk
with 3 reader comments, latest August 10, 1999
 by Karen Bennett
 
A View of Jazz Book Publishing  by Leslie Gourse
 
Guidelines for Music Photographers  by Jazz Journalists Association
 
Freelancers Score on Electronic Re-use Rights  by J.A. Kawell
 
More on Freelancers vs. Publishers, Online  by J.A. Kawell
 
A Few Words on Copyright  by Art Lange
 
Jazz Writers on Jazz Writing  by Howard Mandel
 
Writers vs. Art Directors: The Album Note Wars
with 4 reader comments, latest July 11, 2001
 by John McDonough
 
The Contract Doctor Is In  by William Minor
 
The Contract Doctor: Session Two  by William Minor
 
The Contract Doctor: Session Three  by William Minor
 
The Contract Doctor Is In: Number Four  by William Minor
 
Factual Accuracy in Jazz Interviews
with 2 reader comments, latest April 18, 1999
 by Bert Vuijsje
 
Scholarly Symposiums
Seeing Jazz  with Writers & Artists
 
Jazz in the Global Imagination  with International Scholars
 
JJA among the Critics
with 14 reader comments, latest July 8, 2005
 by Howard Mandel
 
Excerpts from The Blues: What Does Martin Scorsese Know, a panel discussion
with 1 reader comment, posted November 24, 2003
 transcribed by Joe Petrucelli
 
Special Topics
Lost Jazz Shrines  with Willard Jenkins
 
Rock & Rap Jouralists March  by Danny Alexander
 
Ken Does Jazz
with 3 reader comments, latest March 7, 2001
 by X. Anonymous
 
Programming Jazz Radio
with 11 reader comments, latest April 12, 1999
 by Paul Baker
 
Rumba, Interrupted: The Bush administration breaks up the long-running dance between American and Cuban musicians
with 4 reader comments, latest March 18, 2005
 by Larry Blumenfeld
 
Jazz Recording Artists Go Into Business for Themselves
with 11 reader comments, latest April 6, 2005
 by Larry Blumenfeld
 
Rebuilding the Foundation  by Larry Blumenfeld
 
Licked By All: A Postage Stamp of Robert Johnson
with 1 reader comment, posted September 15, 2007
 by Stuart Broomer
 
A Hologram of Dizzy Gillespie  by Stuart Broomer
 
Licked By All 2: A Postage Stamp of Jelly Roll Morton  by Stuart Broomer
 
If I Were a Carpenter: The Tools of the Writer  by Roy Peter Clark
 
Two Cross-Disciplinary Reports  by Rahsaan Clark Morris
 
Jazz: The Big Jam  by Owen Cordle
 
Forward to Swing Era New York  by Stanley Dance
 
What Do Critics Want, Anyway?
with 1 reader comment, posted January 19, 1999
 by Paul de Barros
 
Jazz Will Set You Free
with 1 reader comment, posted December 16, 2005
 by Alain Derbez
 
Jazz in America: Who's Listening?
with 2 reader comments, latest December 14, 2010
 by Scott K. DeVeaux
 
Women in Jazz - A Man's Perspective
with 1 reader comment, posted April 10, 2014
 by Mitchell Feldman
 
The 9% Solution  by Jeff Fitzgerald
 
The Giant Lollipop of the Apocalypse: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Ken Burns
with 3 reader comments, latest September 10, 2003
 by Jeff Fitzgerald
 
Scenario  by Jeff Fitzgerald
 
Jazz in the Wake of 9/11
with 3 reader comments, latest July 8, 2008
 by Ken Franckling
 
Jazz Gumbo (from Jazz Notes 10/2002)
with 1 reader comment, posted December 18, 2002
 by Ken Franckling
 
Ken Burns's 'Jazz': Beautiful Music, but Missing a Beat
with 2 reader comments, latest February 1, 2001
 by Krin Gabbard
 
First-hand Comments on Ken Burns' Jazz  by Matt Glaser
 
Between a Rock and an Experimental Place  by Jason Gross
 
25 Comments and Quotations on Criticism Unsystematically Randomized
with 1 reader comment, posted March 9, 2006
 by Max Harrison
 
Reporting the Moments
with 2 reader comments, latest April 8, 2007
 by Lyn Horton
 
Shifting the paradigm and using "free-jazz" to do it
with 5 reader comments, latest March 10, 2007
 by Lyn Horton
 
What's Your Take? Who's Over/Underrated?
with 6 reader comments, latest July 25, 1998
 by Willard Jenkins
 
BET/Viacom Deal Stirs Great Hopes for BET-On-Jazz  by Willard Jenkins
 
What's Your Take: Is Racism Still an Issue in Jazz?
with 23 reader comments, latest December 21, 2013
 by Willard Jenkins
 
Racism: On the Notated Page As Well?
with 5 reader comments, latest August 12, 2004
 by Willard Jenkins
 
Traditional Jazz & the JJA, Discussion with Howard Mandel  by Don Jones
 
ECM 30 Years: A Journey Into Sound
with 1 reader comment, posted January 17, 2001
 by Steve Kulak
 
"Is there jazz after Ken Burns' Jazz"  by Howard Mandel
 
Jazz Matters How and Why, In Wake of Events of Sept. 11  moderated by Howard Mandel
 
Baker's Dozen Significant Recordings of 2001  by Howard Mandel
 
Not Only the Bright Spots: Telescoping Views from Boosters in the Jazz Records Business, Broadcasting, Clubs, Licensing Agencies and Not-for-Profits
with 1 reader comment, posted March 22, 2003
 by Howard Mandel
 
Jazz vs. Computers
with 6 reader comments, latest August 12, 1998
 by Howard Mandel
 
Hot House Culture: Pressures on the Jazz Club Scene
with 14 reader comments, latest June 16, 2001
 by Howard Mandel
 
Mike Zwerin: A Life in Jazz
with 1 reader comment, posted January 27, 2007
 interviewed by Farah Nayeri
 
Writers, Editors, and Publicity Offices
with 2 reader comments, latest April 22, 2002
 by Russ Neff
 
Black and Blue
with 7 reader comments, latest March 12, 1999
 by Eric Nisenson
 
Tackling the Gender Divide
with 1 reader comment, posted May 6, 2014
 by Lara Pellegrinelli
 
Media Types Get Primed in Times Square for XM Radio  by Carla Marie Rupp
 
9/11 -- A Year Later, Jazz Journalists Reflect
with 1 reader comment, posted December 17, 2008
 by Carla and Jason Rupp
 
Jazztronica Stimulating new developments or dead-end leftovers?  transcribed by The Coastal Jazz and Blues Society
 
A Great Day in Harlem
with 1 reader comment, posted January 9, 1998
 by W. Royal Stokes
 
One's Man's Jazz Tips On The Internet
with 2 reader comments, latest February 19, 2000
 by John F. Szwed
 
Critical Response
with 7 reader comments, latest July 27, 2001
 by Kevin Whitehead
 
The Blues in Black & White
with 6 reader comments, latest June 15, 2001
 by David Whiteis
 
Speaking of Overrated
with 6 reader comments, latest July 24, 1998
 by Scott Yanow
 
The Escape from "Pigpen" - Hijacking an Art Form: Ken Burns' Jazz
with 2 reader comments, latest February 10, 2001
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Big Bands Said To Be Not Dead
with 7 reader comments, latest December 9, 2004
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Murdering Silence
with 2 reader comments, latest January 26, 2005
 by Mike Zwerin
 
Late Holiday Shopping Tips  by Mike Zwerin