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  • Linda Sikhakhane: Two Sides, One Mirror

    Linda Sikhakhane: Two Sides, One Mirror

    Though it has not received the level of press attention it warrants, South Africa's Jazz scene of the past decade has experienced an astonishing flourishing of artistry and development. While the scene lost some of its titans like Zim Ngqawana...

  • Jeff Duperon: Building a Jazz Bridge for Musicians and the Community

    Jeff Duperon: Building a Jazz Bridge for...

    As Jazz Bridge continues in its fourteenth year of lighting up the jazz scene in Philadelphia, Jeff Duperon is succeeding Suzanne Cloud as its Executive Director. Duperon, a New Orleans born and bred disc jockey and man about town, is revered in...

  • Jazz Ambassadors: Representing A Segregated America During The Cold War

    Jazz Ambassadors: Representing A Segregated...

    Here, long overdue, is a comprehensive documentary about the legendary jazz musicians in the 1950s who served as "cultural ambassadors" under the aegis of the U.S. State Department, touring Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Soviet Union. The film comes sixty years...

  • Vuma Levin: Musical Painting

    Vuma Levin: Musical Painting

    South African guitarist and composer Vuma Levin has been receiving significant accolades in local and international circles, and it's easy to see why. A thoughtful, intelligent improviser and bandleader, Levin is also a highly thought-provoking composer, one intent on exploring...

  • Jazzahead! 2018

    Jazzahead! 2018

    Jazzahead!, the three-day annual jazz marketplace marketplace of/for jazz in the Hanseatic city of Bremen in North-Western Germany with 3,283 participants from 61 countries stood strong and steady again this year. A total of 40 showcases over three days...

Reviews

Daily album reviews—from independent to major label releases.

Walk The Walk

Eric Siereveld's...
Walk The Walk

Vol II

Jonathan Greenstein
Vol II

Months, Weeks and Days

Yoni Kretzmer's New...
Months, Weeks and...

Murals

Solon McDade
Murals

Cosmic Language

Nat Birchall
Cosmic Language

More Songs About Error And Shame

Peripheral Vision
More Songs About...

Features | Articles

Interviews, columns, concert reviews, and more.

Track of the Day

Discover new jazz every day!

Budapest

Robi Botos
Budapest

Maxwell's House

Shawn Maxwell
Maxwell's House

How's Up There?

Bongwool Lee
How's Up There?

Down and Out

Hildegard Beister
Down and Out

News

Sponsored announcements from the industry.

Musician of the Day

Celebrating jazz birthdays every day.
Fats Waller
Fats Waller

Jazz music's first organist and one of the giants of piano jazz Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller was born on May 21, 1904 in Harlem into a musical family. His grandfather was an accomplished violinist and... read more

Jazz Near You

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May21Mon 8:00 PM
Sasha Masakowski "Art Center"
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
May21Mon 10:00 PM
Sasha Masakowski "Art Center"
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
May22Tue 8:00 PM
AJ Croce
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
May22Tue 10:00 PM
AJ Croce
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
May22Tue 7:30 PM
B-CC HS Jazz Ensemble and the MCPS Faculty Big...
Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Bethesda, MD
May23Wed 8:00 PM
Joe Vetter Quartet
Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
May23Wed 10:00 PM
Joe Vetter Quartet
Twins Jazz
Washington, DC