Articles

Daily articles carefully curated by the All About Jazz staff. Read our popular and future articles.

ALBUM REVIEWS

Willie Jones III: Volume III

Read "Volume III" reviewed by Russ Musto

Drummers aren't well-known for leading trio dates with piano and bass accompaniment--Roy Haynes the notable exception--but Willie Jones III is not your typical drummer. Jones, who cut his chops on the West Coast in the cooperative group Black/Note and recorded with Horace Silver's quintet, made a name for himself in New York as a member of Roy Hargrove's band, playing with a deep-grooving swing that belied his youth.

On his first two dates as a leader, Straight Swingin' (2001) and ...


ENGAGE!

Enter our contest giveaways

Contest Giveaways

Enter our contests with a single button click and win a chance at albums or concert tickets.

Contest Guidelines

Reader's Poll: Have a favorite record label or labels? Let us know.

Favorite Record Labels Poll

From legendary labels like Blue Note and Verve to independent imprints, vote for your favorites.

More Polls

Super search project underway

Publisher's Desk

Stay current on website improvements, new features, handy tips, and more.

MORE POSTS | YEAR IN REVIEW

Shop for Music

Start your music shopping from All About Jazz and you'll support us in the process. Learn how.