Celebrating 25 Years Online
This is the first of four pieces covering the 2021 Detroit International Jazz Festival. Two weeks before the festival, a decision was made to go to a virtual format due to the surge provided by the Delta variant of Covid-19...By Paul Rauch
At the start of September 2021, trumpeter Terence Blanchard released Absence (Blue Note), dedicated to saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter, who for health reasons had recently been obliged to retire from...By Chris May
John Clayton is as interesting to talk to as he is an artist of great talent and experience. The former has allowed him to interact with numerous major figures of his time as well as have long tenures performing with aggregations as diverse as...By Schaen Fox
As a teenager in central New Jersey, our newest Super Fan, Jack DiMonte, started listening to a twice-weekly all-Sinatra radio show and, without even realizing it, absorbing the music and lyrics of the Great American Songbook...By Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper
Few musicians have impacted the jazz and music world with the zeal and character of Hiromi. She paints on the finest palette, on par with the finest wine or richest chocolate. Her ambitious and superlative skills as a pianist are matched by the...By Jim Worsley
With a voice that embodies grace and passion and a personal style that sways effortlessly from jazz to R&B to gospel, Shenel Johns has emerged as one of the shining stars of her generation. An All About Jazz / Sweatshop Studios production. Learn more.