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Articles by Jason West

  1. Tad Britton: Black Hills
    435
    Published: 2007-07-23
    Tad Britton
    Tad Britton: Black Hills
  2. Hal Galper: Furious Rubato
    250
    Published: 2007-07-22
    Hal Galper
    Hal Galper: Furious Rubato
  3. Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group: Live in Seattle
    482
    Published: 2006-09-29
    Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group
    Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group: Live in Seattle
  4. Accidentally Yours
    143
    Published: 2005-10-16
    Jay Thomas and Wataru Hamasaki
    Accidentally Yours
  5. [no cover]
    157
    Published: 2005-06-20
    Dave Peck
    Dave Peck: Good Road
  6. Stone's Throw
    283
    Published: 2004-05-08
    Victor Noriega
    Stone's Throw
  7. Easy Walker
    143
    Published: 2003-07-25
    Larry Fuller Trio
    Easy Walker
  8. Songs
    181
    Published: 2003-07-25
    Carolyn Graye with Jessica Williams
    Songs
  9. Reverie
    126
    Published: 2003-07-25
    Valerie Joyce
    Reverie
  10. SRJO Live
    133
    Published: 2002-09-03
    Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra
    SRJO Live
  11. [no cover]
    136
    Published: 2001-12-01
    Jeff Johnson
    The Art of Falling
  12. [no cover]
    184
    Published: 2000-11-01
    New Stories Trio
    Speakin' Out
  13. [no cover]
    193
    Published: 2000-11-01
    Steve Korn
    Here and Now
  14. [no cover]
    76
    Published: 2000-11-01
    Rick Mandyck/Gregg Keplinger
    Tribute
  15. [no cover]
    136
    Published: 2000-11-01
    Pax Wallace
    Language Arts
  16. [no cover]
    135
    Published: 2000-10-01
    Dave Peck
    3 and !
  17. [no cover]
    149
    Published: 1999-11-01
    Steve Griggs Quintet
    Jones for Elvin
  18. [no cover]
    189
    Published: 1999-10-01
    Mike Stern
    Play
  19. [no cover]
    137
    Published: 1999-02-01
    Marius Nordal
    Notoriety
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  1. Read "Hot Rod Jazz God, Part 2: An Open Letter to Rod Stewart"
    10
    Published: 2013-05-28
    Jazz Humor
    Hot Rod Jazz God, Part 2: An Open Letter to Rod Stewart
  2. Read "What is Jazz? Good Question..."
    708
    Published: 2012-01-12
    Jazz Primer
    What is Jazz? Good Question...
  3. Read "Restore Your Soul: George Duke in Concert, Boston"
    360
    Published: 2008-02-15
    Live Reviews
    Restore Your Soul: George Duke in Concert, Boston
  4. Read "Lucian Ban:  Transylvania's Rhapsody in Blue"
    936
    Published: 2007-12-18
    Interviews
    Lucian Ban: Transylvania's Rhapsody in Blue
  5. Read "Maria Schneider Flies into Boston:
    608
    Published: 2007-12-12
    Live Reviews
    Maria Schneider Flies into Boston: "Look, Up in the Sky! It's...
  6. Read "Motel 5: As For You"
    339
    Published: 2007-12-01
    Jazz Humor
    Motel 5: As For You
  7. Read "Paul de Barros:  Critically Speaking"
    1,162
    Published: 2007-03-13
    Interviews
    Paul de Barros: Critically Speaking
  8. Read "Essential Michael Brecker"
    654
    Published: 2007-01-18
    Interviews
    Essential Michael Brecker
  9. Read "Bill Frisell: Why So Stressed Out?"
    950
    Published: 2006-09-26
    Interviews
    Bill Frisell: Why So Stressed Out?
  10. Read "Jim Wilke After Hours"
    531
    Published: 2006-08-29
    Interviews
    Jim Wilke After Hours
  11. Read "Andrew Drury:  The Cool Thing About Improvisation"
    926
    Published: 2006-05-15
    Interviews
    Andrew Drury: The Cool Thing About Improvisation
  12. Read "Gregg Keplinger: Drum Fight at the GK Corral"
    563
    Published: 2006-05-06
    Profiles
    Gregg Keplinger: Drum Fight at the GK Corral
  13. Read "Joyce and Dori Caymmi play Jazz Alley"
    141
    Published: 2005-12-14
    Live Reviews
    Joyce and Dori Caymmi play Jazz Alley
  14. Read "Victor Noriega:  Hanginí in Shanghai"
    373
    Published: 2005-11-24
    Interviews
    Victor Noriega: Hanginí in Shanghai
  15. Read "Joe Locke: Are You Ready for Him?"
    999
    Published: 2005-11-17
    Interviews
    Joe Locke: Are You Ready for Him?
  16. Read "Tad Britton: The Coolest Thing in the World"
    711
    Published: 2005-11-17
    Interviews
    Tad Britton: The Coolest Thing in the World
  17. Read "Ivan Lins at Jazz Alley"
    384
    Published: 2005-06-10
    Live Reviews
    Ivan Lins at Jazz Alley
  18. Read "Romanian Jazz Education Summit"
    204
    Published: 2005-06-07
    Live Reviews
    Romanian Jazz Education Summit
  19. Read "Bill Royston: Portland Jazz Festival Stretches Out"
    577
    Published: 2005-04-15
    Interviews
    Bill Royston: Portland Jazz Festival Stretches Out
  20. Read "Brasil! The Music of Hermeto Pascoal and Friends"
    98
    Published: 2005-04-15
    Live Reviews
    Brasil! The Music of Hermeto Pascoal and Friends
  21. Read "Charlie Haden & Quartet West at the Portland Jazz Festival"
    203
    Published: 2005-04-15
    Live Reviews
    Charlie Haden & Quartet West at the Portland Jazz Festival
  22. Read "Charlie Haden Quartet West at the 2005 Portland Jazz Festival"
    167
    Published: 2005-02-27
    Live Reviews
    Charlie Haden Quartet West at the 2005 Portland Jazz Festival
  23. Read "Hank Jones: Havin' Fun"
    533
    Published: 2005-02-15
    Interviews
    Hank Jones: Havin' Fun
  24. Read "Rod Stewart: Hot Rod, Jazz God"
    784
    Published: 2005-01-29
    Jazz Humor
    Rod Stewart: Hot Rod, Jazz God
  25. Read "Mr. Smith Goes to Bucharest:  Fulbright Scholar's Return Energizes Romanian Jazz Musicians"
    515
    Published: 2004-07-12
    Interviews
    Mr. Smith Goes to Bucharest: Fulbright Scholar's Return...
  26. Read "Bill Mays: When Mays Plays, Musicians Listen"
    498
    Published: 2004-05-17
    Interviews
    Bill Mays: When Mays Plays, Musicians Listen
  27. Read "DJ Spooky with Wayne Horvitz plus Ellery Eskelin w/Andrea Parkins and Jim Black 
"
    110
    Published: 2004-03-13
    Live Reviews
    DJ Spooky with Wayne Horvitz plus Ellery Eskelin w/Andrea...
  28. Read "Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra with guest Clark Terry 
"
    84
    Published: 2004-03-13
    Live Reviews
    Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra with guest Clark Terry
  29. Read "Tulsa's Jazz Club"
    273
    Published: 2004-03-12
    Live Reviews
    Tulsa's Jazz Club
  30. Read "Tula's: Seattle Jazz Club"
    268
    Published: 2004-03-12
    Live Reviews
    Tula's: Seattle Jazz Club
  31. Read "Metaphors for the Musician, Perspectives from a Jazz Pianist"
    399
    Published: 2004-03-03
    Book Reviews
    Metaphors for the Musician, Perspectives from a Jazz Pianist
  32. Read "Polymorphism: Sound Is What You Shape It"
    321
    Published: 2004-01-22
    Live Reviews
    Polymorphism: Sound Is What You Shape It
  33. Read "Pearl Django:  A Decade of 'Hot Club' Jazz"
    351
    Published: 2004-01-15
    Interviews
    Pearl Django: A Decade of 'Hot Club' Jazz
  34. Read "Steve Korn: Third Time's a Charm"
    390
    Published: 2004-01-15
    Interviews
    Steve Korn: Third Time's a Charm
  35. Read "The Standards Trio In Seattle"
    557
    Published: 2003-12-06
    Live Reviews
    The Standards Trio In Seattle
  36. Read "A Sense of Jazz Community in Ballard, WA"
    298
    Published: 2003-11-26
    Live Reviews
    A Sense of Jazz Community in Ballard, WA
  37. Read "Pascal, Matassa Spread the Good News"
    154
    Published: 2003-10-07
    Live Reviews
    Pascal, Matassa Spread the Good News
  38. Read "Alexey Nikolaev: From Russia with Chops"
    815
    Published: 2003-05-13
    Interviews
    Alexey Nikolaev: From Russia with Chops
  39. Read "The Fabulous Miss B.B. White"
    205
    Published: 2003-03-11
    Profiles
    The Fabulous Miss B.B. White
Read more articles by Jason West

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  1. Read "What is Jazz? Good Question..."
    708
    Published: 2012-01-12
    Jazz Primer
    What is Jazz? Good Question...
  2. Read "Paul de Barros:  Critically Speaking"
    1,162
    Published: 2007-03-13
    Interviews
    Paul de Barros: Critically Speaking
  3. Read "Rod Stewart: Hot Rod, Jazz God"
    784
    Published: 2005-01-29
    Jazz Humor
    Rod Stewart: Hot Rod, Jazz God
  4. Read "Bill Frisell: Why So Stressed Out?"
    950
    Published: 2006-09-26
    Interviews
    Bill Frisell: Why So Stressed Out?
  5. Read "Tula's: Seattle Jazz Club"
    268
    Published: 2004-03-12
    Live Reviews
    Tula's: Seattle Jazz Club
  6. Read "Alexey Nikolaev: From Russia with Chops"
    815
    Published: 2003-05-13
    Interviews
    Alexey Nikolaev: From Russia with Chops
  7. Read "Joe Locke: Are You Ready for Him?"
    999
    Published: 2005-11-17
    Interviews
    Joe Locke: Are You Ready for Him?
  8. Read "Tulsa's Jazz Club"
    273
    Published: 2004-03-12
    Live Reviews
    Tulsa's Jazz Club
  9. Read "Gregg Keplinger: Drum Fight at the GK Corral"
    563
    Published: 2006-05-06
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    Gregg Keplinger: Drum Fight at the GK Corral
  10. Read "Metaphors for the Musician, Perspectives from a Jazz Pianist"
    399
    Published: 2004-03-03
    Book Reviews
    Metaphors for the Musician, Perspectives from a Jazz Pianist
  11. Read "Bill Royston: Portland Jazz Festival Stretches Out"
    577
    Published: 2005-04-15
    Interviews
    Bill Royston: Portland Jazz Festival Stretches Out
  12. Read "Jim Wilke After Hours"
    531
    Published: 2006-08-29
    Interviews
    Jim Wilke After Hours
  13. Read "Tad Britton: The Coolest Thing in the World"
    711
    Published: 2005-11-17
    Interviews
    Tad Britton: The Coolest Thing in the World
  14. Read "Lucian Ban:  Transylvania's Rhapsody in Blue"
    936
    Published: 2007-12-18
    Interviews
    Lucian Ban: Transylvania's Rhapsody in Blue
  15. Read "Essential Michael Brecker"
    654
    Published: 2007-01-18
    Interviews
    Essential Michael Brecker
  16. Read "Andrew Drury:  The Cool Thing About Improvisation"
    926
    Published: 2006-05-15
    Interviews
    Andrew Drury: The Cool Thing About Improvisation
  17. Read "Hank Jones: Havin' Fun"
    533
    Published: 2005-02-15
    Interviews
    Hank Jones: Havin' Fun
  18. Read "Mr. Smith Goes to Bucharest:  Fulbright Scholar's Return Energizes Romanian Jazz Musicians"
    515
    Published: 2004-07-12
    Interviews
    Mr. Smith Goes to Bucharest: Fulbright Scholar's Return Energizes Romanian Jazz Musicians
  19. Read "Bill Mays: When Mays Plays, Musicians Listen"
    498
    Published: 2004-05-17
    Interviews
    Bill Mays: When Mays Plays, Musicians Listen
  20. Read "Hot Rod Jazz God, Part 2: An Open Letter to Rod Stewart"
    10
    Published: 2013-05-28
    Jazz Humor
    Hot Rod Jazz God, Part 2: An Open Letter to Rod Stewart
  21. Read "Maria Schneider Flies into Boston:
    608
    Published: 2007-12-12
    Live Reviews
    Maria Schneider Flies into Boston: "Look, Up in the Sky! It's an Orchestra!"
  22. Read "Victor Noriega:  Hanginí in Shanghai"
    373
    Published: 2005-11-24
    Interviews
    Victor Noriega: Hanginí in Shanghai
  23. Read "Pearl Django:  A Decade of 'Hot Club' Jazz"
    351
    Published: 2004-01-15
    Interviews
    Pearl Django: A Decade of 'Hot Club' Jazz
  24. Read "The Standards Trio In Seattle"
    557
    Published: 2003-12-06
    Live Reviews
    The Standards Trio In Seattle
  25. Read "Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group: Live in Seattle"
    482
    Published: 2006-09-29
    Extended Analysis
    Joe Locke / Geoffrey Keezer Group: Live in Seattle
  26. Read "Easy Walker"
    143
    Published: 2003-07-25
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Larry Fuller Trio: Easy Walker
  27. Read "Steve Korn: Third Time's a Charm"
    390
    Published: 2004-01-15
    Interviews
    Steve Korn: Third Time's a Charm
  28. Read "Stone's Throw"
    283
    Published: 2004-05-08
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Victor Noriega: Stone's Throw
  29. Read "A Sense of Jazz Community in Ballard, WA"
    298
    Published: 2003-11-26
    Live Reviews
    A Sense of Jazz Community in Ballard, WA
  30. Read "Tad Britton: Black Hills"
    435
    Published: 2007-07-23
    Extended Analysis
    Tad Britton: Black Hills
  31. Read "Ivan Lins at Jazz Alley"
    384
    Published: 2005-06-10
    Live Reviews
    Ivan Lins at Jazz Alley
  32. Read "The Fabulous Miss B.B. White"
    205
    Published: 2003-03-11
    Profiles
    The Fabulous Miss B.B. White
  33. Read "Speakin' Out"
    184
    Published: 2000-11-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    New Stories Trio: Speakin' Out
  34. Read "Restore Your Soul: George Duke in Concert, Boston"
    360
    Published: 2008-02-15
    Live Reviews
    Restore Your Soul: George Duke in Concert, Boston
  35. Read "Polymorphism: Sound Is What You Shape It"
    321
    Published: 2004-01-22
    Live Reviews
    Polymorphism: Sound Is What You Shape It
  36. Read "Motel 5: As For You"
    339
    Published: 2007-12-01
    Jazz Humor
    Motel 5: As For You
  37. Read "Play"
    189
    Published: 1999-10-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Mike Stern: Play
  38. Read "Hal Galper: Furious Rubato"
    250
    Published: 2007-07-22
    Extended Analysis
    Hal Galper: Furious Rubato
  39. Read "Dave Peck: Good Road"
    157
    Published: 2005-06-20
    Extended Analysis
    Dave Peck: Good Road
  40. Read "Reverie"
    126
    Published: 2003-07-25
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Valerie Joyce: Reverie
  41. Read "Charlie Haden Quartet West at the 2005 Portland Jazz Festival"
    167
    Published: 2005-02-27
    Live Reviews
    Charlie Haden Quartet West at the 2005 Portland Jazz Festival
  42. Read "The Art of Falling"
    136
    Published: 2001-12-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jeff Johnson: The Art of Falling
  43. Read "Songs"
    181
    Published: 2003-07-25
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Carolyn Graye with Jessica Williams: Songs
  44. Read "Romanian Jazz Education Summit"
    204
    Published: 2005-06-07
    Live Reviews
    Romanian Jazz Education Summit
  45. Read "Charlie Haden & Quartet West at the Portland Jazz Festival"
    203
    Published: 2005-04-15
    Live Reviews
    Charlie Haden & Quartet West at the Portland Jazz Festival
  46. Read "Here and Now"
    193
    Published: 2000-11-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Steve Korn: Here and Now
  47. Read "Brasil! The Music of Hermeto Pascoal and Friends"
    98
    Published: 2005-04-15
    Live Reviews
    Brasil! The Music of Hermeto Pascoal and Friends
  48. Read "SRJO Live"
    133
    Published: 2002-09-03
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra: SRJO Live
  49. Read "3 and !"
    135
    Published: 2000-10-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Dave Peck: 3 and !
  50. Read "Joyce and Dori Caymmi play Jazz Alley"
    141
    Published: 2005-12-14
    Live Reviews
    Joyce and Dori Caymmi play Jazz Alley

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