Jazz is well into its second century and has developed a remarkably rich folklore. Storytelling has been instrumental in furthering our appreciation of the art form. Many of our readers are familiar with the stories of great artists, festivals and landmark events. Equally interesting are the stories that happen on a much smaller scale, for example, a great night of music in some far away club where musicians played to just a handful of drunken people who came expecting to see a Dixieland band. At this point in time, jazz music is almost universal in reach and the sound of jazz has been immensely enriched with a wide array of cultural influences from every corner of the world. No doubt there are countless stories worth hearing that are unknown except to a small number of people. We want to give our musician and industry friends the opportunity to tell their stories to a much broader audience. Curated by David Kaufman.