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 20, 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 5, 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 11, 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 10, 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 January 31, 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 26, 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 5, 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 10, 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 2, 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 12, 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 3, 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 16, 2006
by Virgil Mihaiu
Introduction to The Heart Within: Jazz Journeys to Japan
with 4 reader comments, latest August 12, 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 8, 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 12, 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 26, 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 27, 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 12, 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 2, 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 2, 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 25, 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 1, 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 20, 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 5, 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 14, 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 25, 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 26, 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 7, 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 27, 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 22, 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 2, 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 22, 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 10, 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 17, 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 13, 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 17, 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 21, 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 9, 2001
by Mike Zwerin
Big Bands Said To Be Not Dead
with 7 reader comments, latest December 8, 2004
by Mike Zwerin
Murdering Silence
with 2 reader comments, latest January 26, 2005
by Mike Zwerin
Late Holiday Shopping Tips by Mike Zwerin