Musician? Boost Your Visibility at All About Jazz

Upgrade your AAJ musician page from standard to premium and make your presence felt!

Maximize your visibility at All About Jazz by upgrading your musician page from standard to premium. With it, you'll receive All About Jazz home page exposure, a highly stylized / ad-free musician page with bonus features and benefits, an ad, plus you control where you sell your music and so much more.
Learn More

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.


Film Review

Steve Morse: Life With and Without The Dregs

Read "Steve Morse: Life With and Without The Dregs" reviewed by John Kelman

He may be best known to many as aging proto-hard rock group Deep Purple's guitarist for the past decade (not to mention time spent in the mid-'80s with a reformed Kansas), but anyone who's followed his career since the mid-'70s knows there's far more to Steve Morse than an ability to admirably shred over the familiar changes to “Smoke on the Water." And we're not just talking about his ability to pilot a commercial aircraft (a career non sequitur that ...


Album Review

Steve Morse: Major Impacts

Read "Major Impacts" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins

On “Major Impacts” Dixie Dregs leader Steve Morse pays all due respect to the guitar giants who inspired him to perfect his craft and eventually join their pantheon. Morse, Dregs bassist Dave LaRue and drummer Van Romaine construct walls of sound higher, wider and stronger than most power trios since the heyday of Cream. Speaking of which, the opening tune is dedicated to Clapton and company, and it sets the crunching pace for the whole album. LaRue’s muscular bass is ...


Album Review

Steve Morse: Major Impacts

Read "Major Impacts" reviewed by John W. Patterson

Whew, did Morse surprise me on this new release, Major Impacts !He has a new sound. “Why?" Because this is a “tribute" type of project. With much forethought, fun, and well-done planning — Morse purposefully emulates the great axers' influences on his already phenomenally famous guitar artistry and supersonic chops, speed-limit decimations.Morse echoes Clapton's Cream era, covers the supernova-gamma ray blasts of Hendrix, bellows blues-rock-fusion-meister Jeff Beck style, recognizes fusion's ostinato-lord, John McLaughlin, crunches nicely a ...


Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by ArtistShare
Publisher's Desk
Harness the power of All About Jazz
Read on.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.