Jazz Articles

Daily articles including interviews, profiles, live reviews, film reviews and more... all carefully curated by the All About Jazz staff. You can find more articles by searching our website, see what's trending on our popular articles page or read articles ahead of their published dates on our future articles page. Read our daily album reviews.

2

Radio & Podcasts

More Than 3 Tenors

Read "More Than 3 Tenors" reviewed by H William Stine


They were superstars on their own, iconic names who didn't need first names: Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti. The world loved them; and they loved the world -sometimes a little too literary. When they agreed to sing together, they went from superstars to superheroes: The Three Tenors. Three? Really? That's all it takes to be adored? I can do better—much better than that! Let the adoration flow because I presented “More Than Three Tenors" this week. Of course, I meant, tenor sax ...

76

Bailey's Bundles

January 2022: While We Were Gone

Read "January 2022: While We Were Gone" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Cecilia Bartoli Unreleased Decca Records 2021 A pandemic-age benefit is the marketing of unreleased past projects. Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli's Unreleased is such a project, having been recorded in 2013 and subsequently shelved. The program emanates from the center of the Classical period, well presented by Kammerorchester Basel under conductor Muhai Tang. The recording opens with a muscular performance of Beethoven's “Ah, perfido!," which anticipated the composer's lone opera, Fidelio and its heroine, Leonore. Also ...

3

Album Review

Paul Jost: While We Were Gone

Read "While We Were Gone" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci


According to Francis Bacon, some books are to be tasted and others to be swallowed whole. Likewise with recordings. Some are to be sampled. Others are to be thoroughly assimilated. Where the listener lands with Paul Jost will depend on a host of things. Are you political? If so, are you progressive? Then by all means, this recording is for you. Jost's soliloquy, “January 6th: An Appeal for Reason" will no doubt be convincing. If your politics are ...

4

Live Review

Jost–Adler Ensemble at Jefferson Alumni Hall

Read "Jost–Adler Ensemble at Jefferson Alumni Hall" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


Jost-Adler Ensemble “Taking Flight" Tuesdays at Twelve Concert Series Jefferson Alumni Hall Philadelphia, PA February 11, 2020 Paul Jost is an innovative vocalist whose rhythmic and exploratory approach has garnered him a special status among his peers and led to an expansive career of recordings and gigs in New York, Europe, and elsewhere. He is a regular at the historic Deer Head Inn in Water Gap, PA and the 55 ...

3

Album Review

Paul Jost: Simple Life

Read "Simple Life" reviewed by Gloria Krolak


Just sometimes an album pierces your consciousness, embedding itself like an arrow propelled into a bale of hay. Paul Jost's Simple Life is one of that rare breed, a welcome intrusion into the grey matter where emotion and language spark axons. Jost is an expert at both. And a master at unifying diverse and eclectic material. The CD includes two Jost originals and a playlist that runs from classic jazz to contemporary. What brings it all together, in addition to ...

5

Profile

On Stage at JALC: Paul Jost

Read "On Stage at JALC: Paul Jost" reviewed by Suzanne Lorge


Paul Jost had already enjoyed a successful, decades-long career as a drummer, sideman, and leader when he decided to work solely as a jazz vocalist. Switching from player to vocalist mid-course is not a typical career path for a musician. But Jost's quick rise as a singer over the last six years--he sang at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola for the first time just a few weeks ago--is a testament to his innate talent, his precision as a musician, and his ...

15

Year in Review

Top 15 "Recommended" Articles: 2015

Read "Top 15 "Recommended" Articles: 2015" reviewed by Michael Ricci


All About Jazz tracks how often an article is recommended, and the articles listed below represent our top fifteen published in 2015. Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart Paul Jost by Chris M. Slawecki Published: February 12, 2015 Ron Aprea: On John Lennon, Jazz Legends, And Life In Music Ron Aprea by Dan Bilawsky Published: August 16, 2015 ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Craft Recordings
Jazz Polls
Vote for your Favorite Hammond B-3 Organists, Favorite Living Guitarists, Favorite Living Pianists, Favorite Living Bassists and Favorite Living Drummers.
Publisher's Desk
One click contest entry
Read on.

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and includes upcoming jazz events near you.