The music of the Iberian Peninsula is as rich and diverse as any in the world. Its influences are many yet it developed in the pre-global bubble of geography. Early music of the peninsula was impacted by...By Karl Ackermann
Jazz and classical music are two of the most monumental achievements in human history. Together, they encompass a range of expressive capability that is simply astounding, giving voice to the...By Kurt Ellenberger
While the pandemic still has an impact on the world, it has been a good year for Parlato. The album is thrusting her back in the limelight. She has also joined the SFJAZZ Collective, being a part of the stellar group's latest album...By R.J. DeLuke
The jazz world continued grappling and adjusting in year two of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Jazz Day again went virtual for the most part. Singer Tony Bennett put the final stamp on his touring—and likely recording...By Ken Franckling
Hugely admired by his peers, guitarist Pat Martino never really enjoyed the high profile accorded the likes of John McLaughlin, John Abercrombie, Pat Metheny or John Scofield, though in that esteemed company the Philadelphian guitarist, who passed away in 2021, surely belongs.By Ian Patterson
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