With the passing of time. That's roughly how the title of Carla Bley's second trio album for ECM translates. Bley turned eighty a few months before the release of Andando el Tiempo but the passing years...
International drummer Damión Reid has crafted a style that is inimitable without sacrificing the ardor of modern jazz and its traditional stylistic approaches to drumming. Listening to Reid is like a...
No matter at what point, or for how long you dipped into the Montreux Jazz
Festival during the seventeen days of its 50th edition, the sense of history was
palpable. Charles Lloyd was present, just as he was...
Considered the most influential small jazz group of the middle 1960s, the Miles
Davis "Second Great Quintet" has often been imitated but never equaled. Critical
consensus holds that the revival of jazz in...
I love jazz because it swings.
I was first exposed to jazz in Houston.
I met Joe LoCascio and Bob Henschen.
The best show I ever attended was Pat Martino.
The first jazz record I bought was Time Out by the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
My advice to new listeners is to relax on 2 and 4 beats.