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Ken began collecting jazz in 1972 and has been a jazz journalist since 1988.

Chess Match

Anthony Braxton & Lee Konitz
2024-04-01
6

Funky Nothingness

Frank Zappa
2023-06-26
7

Colonel Klink Swings World War II

Werner Klemperer
2023-04-01
5

The Real Tokyo Blues

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
2023-04-01
4

The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott's

Charles Mingus
2022-04-28
12

Dick & Spiro Play Duke & Billy

Richard Nixon & Spiro Agnew
2022-04-01
3

Nursery Rhymes A La Tatum

Art Tatum
2022-04-01
2

After Hours

Bill Evans
2021-04-01
8

Sings Swing Street Favorites

"Grandpa" Al Lewis
2021-04-01
9

Playin' It Straight

Kenny G
2019-04-01
12

New Horizons

Elton John & Lady Gaga
2011-04-01
164

Nightscape

Jon Mayer
2010-06-07
156

Jazz na Hrade

Lew Tabackin
2010-06-06
499

Live at Jazz Standard

Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra
2010-05-07
377

Come and Get It

Judy Carmichael
2010-04-10
327

In Concert at the Old Mill Inn

Dick Hyman
2010-04-09
261

Out Front

Rufus Reid
2010-04-08
205

Fats Waller on the Air 1938 Broadcasts

Fats Waller
2010-04-07
540

For the Love of You

Joe Locke
2010-03-07
202

Now Hear This

Hal Galper
2010-02-03
386

Wise One

Bobby Hutcherson
2010-01-18
348

Ella Fitzgerald: Twelve Nights in Hollywood

Ella Fitzgerald
2010-01-17
775

In a Dream

Gretchen Parlato
2010-01-14
546

Eddy Loves Frank

Ed Palermo
2009-12-08
227

Page of Madness

Phillip Johnston
2009-12-07
189

We Take No Prisoners

Joris Teepe
2009-12-04
324

Sometimes I'm Happy

Champian Fulton
2009-12-03
207

Live at Smoke

David Berkman
2009-10-11
317

Two-Shade

Gerald Clayton
2009-10-10
319

Crossfire

Jim Snidero
2009-10-09
193

I Like It Here/Live in Tokyo

Diane Hubka
2009-09-02
257

Kind of Brown

Christian McBride & Inside Straight
2009-08-03
536

Mosaic Select

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band
2009-07-10
347

Plays Tribute to Oscar Peterson

Resonance Big Band
2009-06-02
489

For You

Chris Flory
2009-05-15
235

West of State Street/East of Harlem

John Burnett Swing Orchestra
2009-05-04
352

Decade

Clifton Anderson
2009-02-21
234

Catalysis

Phil Markowitz
2009-02-20
201

Gentle Storm

Don Braden
2009-02-19
340

Red Hot & Blue: The Music of Cole Porter

Fay Claassen
2009-01-21
252

Force of Four

Joe Locke
2008-12-15
345

With a Song in My Heart

Kenny Werner
2008-12-13
416

Night Town

Hot Club of Detroit
2008-11-15
347

GRACEfulLEE

Grace Kelly
2008-11-14
322

New O'leans

Daryl Sherman
2008-10-11
216

Read more album reviews by Ken Dryden

Record Store Day 2024 with Zev Feldman

Radio & Podcasts | 2024-04-15
3

Nathan Davis Quintet: The Hip Walk

Liner Notes | 2024-01-14
1

Hal Galper Trio: Trip the Light Fantastic

Liner Notes | 2023-04-30
3

Joe Pass: Meditation

Liner Notes | 2023-02-16
5

Denny Zeitlin: Balancing Act

Interview | 2019-04-29
9

Ted Rosenthal: Dear Erich, A Jazz Opera

Interview | 2019-01-07
7

Phillip Johnston: Back From Down Under

Interview | 2018-11-27
1

Masters of American Music: The Story of Jazz

Film Review | 2010-06-12
598

Keith Jarrett: Trio, Solo & Duo

Multiple Reviews | 2010-06-12
578

Duo Piano: Two For the Ages

Multiple Reviews | 2010-06-12
329

Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday

Film Review | 2010-05-16
486

Two by One For All

Multiple Reviews | 2010-05-15
400

Lew Tabackin

Interview | 2010-03-14
785

Bill Mays: Solo and Trio

Multiple Reviews | 2010-03-06
543

Svend Asmussen

Profile | 2010-02-06
637

In Love With Voices: A Jazz Memoir

Book Review | 2010-02-06
308

Sackville: 40 Plus Years of Great Jazz

Record Label Profile | 2010-02-05
779

Jazz Icons, Series 4

Film Review | 2009-12-13
258

Ron Carter: Super Sideman

Multiple Reviews | 2009-11-07
242

Solo Piano: 5 by 4

Multiple Reviews | 2009-09-05
489

Dan Block: Solid Sideman

Multiple Reviews | 2009-09-05
358

Eddie Gomez: Duo & Trio

Multiple Reviews | 2009-08-02
392

Following in Bechet's Footsteps

Multiple Reviews | 2009-05-09
266

Toshiko Akiyoshi: Fine Wine

Profile | 2009-05-02
612

Five Piano Duos

Multiple Reviews | 2009-04-04
239

Denny Zeitlin

Profile | 2009-03-15
391

Venus Records

Record Label Profile | 2009-03-07
1,477

Bud Shank: Never at a Standstill

Profile | 2009-01-23
338

You Know You're a Jazz Reviewer When...

Not For Sale | 2009-01-10
189

Ken Peplowski: Clarinet Conqueror

Interview | 2008-12-05
1,001

Philology Records

Record Label Profile | 2008-11-27
694

Live in '58

Film Review | 2008-11-15
316

Junior Mance: Eighty Years Young

Interview | 2008-07-23
432

Steeplechase: Peter Zak & Tom Guarna

Multiple Reviews | 2008-07-19
361

Lee Konitz: Portology and Ashiya

Multiple Reviews | 2008-04-06
364

Dick Hyman

Interview | 2008-03-18
516

Marvin Stamm: Fantasy & Alone Together

Multiple Reviews | 2008-03-08
148



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Oscar Peterson: Oscar Peterson: Debut: The Clef / Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951

Extended Analysis | 2010-04-11
993

Denny Zeitlin: Balancing Act

Interview | 2019-04-29
9

Ted Rosenthal: Dear Erich, A Jazz Opera

Interview | 2019-01-07
7

Phillip Johnston: Back From Down Under

Interview | 2018-11-27
1

Venus Records

Record Label Profile | 2009-03-07
1,477

Kenny G: Playin' It Straight

Album Review | 2019-04-01
12

Larry Fine: Larry Fine Meets Stuff Smith: Fine Stuff

Album Review | 2011-04-01
148

Jelly Roll Morton: The Complete Library of Congress Recordings by Alan Lomax

Album Review | 2005-11-05
375

Thelonious Monk: Monk Meets the Beatles

Album Review | 2006-04-01
683

Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald: Twelve Nights in Hollywood

Extended Analysis | 2010-01-17
775

Gretchen Parlato: In a Dream

Album Review | 2010-01-14
546

Fats Waller: Fats Waller on the Air 1938 Broadcasts

Album Review | 2010-04-07
540

Philology Records

Record Label Profile | 2008-11-27
694

Bobby Hutcherson: Wise One

Album Review | 2010-01-18
348

Masters of American Music: The Story of Jazz

Film Review | 2010-06-12
598

Marty Morell: A Leader at Last

Interview | 2006-02-16
612

Svend Asmussen

Profile | 2010-02-06
637

Ken Peplowski: Clarinet Conqueror

Interview | 2008-12-05
1,001

Rickie Lee Jones & Tom Waits: Salute Ella & Louis

Album Review | 2008-04-01
661

Hermann Goring: The Lost Piano Session

Album Review | 2008-04-01
611

Lew Tabackin

Interview | 2010-03-14
785

Yanni: A Tribute to Art Tatum

Album Review | 2005-04-01
560

Jerry Lee Lewis: The Killer Plays Boogie Woogie Classics by Meade Lux Lewis

Album Review | 2007-04-01
551

Benny Goodman: The Essential & With Benny in Mind

Multiple Reviews | 2008-01-06
434

Paul Desmond: Autumn Leaves: The Lost Vocal Session

Album Review | 2007-04-01
628

Elton John & Lady Gaga: New Horizons

Album Review | 2011-04-01
164

Dick Hyman

Interview | 2008-03-18
516

Jazzed Media

Record Label Profile | 2007-06-24
899

Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday

Film Review | 2010-05-16
486

Keith Jarrett: Trio, Solo & Duo

Multiple Reviews | 2010-06-12
578

Mel Torm

Not For Sale | 2005-02-10
650

Kenny Werner: With a Song in My Heart

Album Review | 2008-12-13
416

Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra: Carol of the Bells

Album Review | 2007-12-17
500

Frank Zappa: Funky Nothingness

Album Review | 2023-06-26
7

Gerald Clayton: Two-Shade

Album Review | 2009-10-10
319

Sackville: 40 Plus Years of Great Jazz

Record Label Profile | 2010-02-05
779

Toshiko Akiyoshi: Fine Wine

Profile | 2009-05-02
612

January 2004

Ask Ken | 2004-01-02
467

Charles McPherson: Passionate Bopper

Interview | 2007-07-17
482

Lorraine Feather: Lorraine Feather: Dooji Wooji

Extended Analysis | 2005-06-06
344

Tigran Hamasyan Trio: New Era

Album Review | 2008-09-16
232

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