Articles by Franz A. Matzner

  1. Meditations on Freedom
    3
    Published: 2017-01-16
    Noah Preminger
    Meditations on Freedom
  2. Momentum
    3
    Published: 2016-09-22
    Shirantha Beddage
    Momentum
  3. Lovers
    2
    Published: 2016-09-13
    Nels Cline
    Lovers
  4. Black Art Jazz Collective - Presented By The Side Door Jazz Club
    3
    Published: 2016-09-03
    Black Art Jazz Collective
    Black Art Jazz Collective - Presented By The Side Door Jazz Club
  5. Americana
    12
    Published: 2016-07-25
    JD Allen
    Americana
  6. Mediterrana
    3
    Published: 2016-07-14
    Lefteris Kordis
    Mediterrana
  7. All Hot Bodies Radiate
    3
    Published: 2016-05-26
    Katie Bull
    All Hot Bodies Radiate
  8. Finding Love in an Oligarchy on a Dying Planet
    3
    Published: 2016-03-23
    Rob Garcia
    Finding Love in an Oligarchy on a Dying Planet
  9. Flip-Flop
    6
    Published: 2015-06-11
    John Yao
    Flip-Flop
  10. Dark Nights
    12
    Published: 2014-10-02
    Avishai Cohen - Trumpet
    Dark Nights
  11. In This Life
    3
    Published: 2013-09-14
    Jamie Baum
    In This Life
  12. Endangered Species: The Music of Wayne Shorter
    6
    Published: 2013-08-16
    David Weiss
    Endangered Species: The Music of Wayne Shorter
  13. Lento
    4
    Published: 2013-06-19
    Youn Sun Nah
    Lento
  14. Pascal's Triangle
    2
    Published: 2013-05-14
    Pascal's Triangle
    Pascal's Triangle
  15. Clarity
    3
    Published: 2013-05-08
    Laszlo Gardony
    Clarity
  16. The Bridge
    2
    Published: 2013-04-18
    Charnett Moffett
    The Bridge
  17. No Begining No End
    9
    Published: 2013-01-23
    Jose James
    No Begining No End
  18. In The Now
    4
    Published: 2012-10-25
    John Yao
    In The Now
  19. Protoleia
    3
    Published: 2012-09-11
    Mahlis-Panos Project
    Protoleia
  20. Heritage
    4
    Published: 2012-08-30
    Lionel Loueke
    Heritage
  21. Swing of Many Colors
    4
    Published: 2012-06-23
    Jazz Arts Trio
    Swing of Many Colors
  22. By A Little Light
    4
    Published: 2012-06-13
    Matt Ulery
    By A Little Light
  23. Spirit Fiction
    4
    Published: 2012-06-12
    Ravi Coltrane
    Spirit Fiction
  24. Frequent Flyer
    21
    Published: 2012-06-04
    Lorenzo Feliciati
    Frequent Flyer
  25. Jazz Punks: Smashups
    73
    Published: 2012-04-16
    Jazz Punks
    Jazz Punks: Smashups
  26. Three
    183
    Published: 2007-07-08
    Lafayette Gilchrist
    Three
  27. Chanson du Vieux Carre
    384
    Published: 2007-02-15
    Harry Connick Jr.
    Chanson du Vieux Carre
  28. What's Up?
    152
    Published: 2007-02-08
    The Very Tall Band
    What's Up?
  29. Wood II
    312
    Published: 2006-04-03
    Brian Bromberg
    Wood II
  30. Towards the Shining Path
    330
    Published: 2005-11-10
    Lafayette Gilchrist
    Towards the Shining Path
  31. Faluas Do Tejo
    232
    Published: 2005-08-04
    Madredeus
    Faluas Do Tejo
  32. Music from the Hearts of the Masters
    383
    Published: 2005-04-19
    Jack DeJohnette and Foday Musa Suso
    Music from the Hearts of the Masters
  33. Taylor Made at the Kennedy Center
    293
    Published: 2005-04-14
    Billy Taylor
    Taylor Made at the Kennedy Center
  34. Reflex
    158
    Published: 2005-03-13
    Claudio Scolari
    Reflex
  35. Live at the Iridium
    166
    Published: 2005-02-09
    Monty Alexander
    Live at the Iridium
  36. Out of Nowhere
    203
    Published: 2005-01-28
    Two Siberians
    Out of Nowhere
  37. At Sunset
    258
    Published: 2004-10-21
    Rob Price
    At Sunset
  38. Storyhill
    93
    Published: 2004-09-07
    Urban Survival
    Storyhill
  39. Year of the Endless Moment
    129
    Published: 2004-09-06
    The Moving Form
    Year of the Endless Moment
  40. Outside to Play
    272
    Published: 2004-09-06
    Josh Irving Quartet
    Outside to Play
  41. The Music According to Lafayette Gilchrist
    386
    Published: 2004-09-01
    Lafayette Gilchrist
    The Music According to Lafayette Gilchrist
  42. Monk 'Round the World
    509
    Published: 2004-08-13
    Thelonious Monk
    Monk 'Round the World
  43. The Talented Touch and Porgy and Bess
    456
    Published: 2004-07-10
    Hank Jones
    The Talented Touch and Porgy and Bess
  44. Like Fine Wine
    252
    Published: 2004-07-10
    George Shearing
    Like Fine Wine
  45. So What: The Best of Michel Petrucciani
    315
    Published: 2004-07-01
    Michel Petrucciani
    So What: The Best of Michel Petrucciani
  46. Bossa Nova
    203
    Published: 2004-04-14
    John Pizzarelli
    Bossa Nova
  47. Humans
    182
    Published: 2004-04-02
    Mark Stanley Quartet
    Humans
  48. Sally Stark Sings Maxine Sullivan
    114
    Published: 2004-04-02
    Sally Stark
    Sally Stark Sings Maxine Sullivan
  49. Rocksteady
    179
    Published: 2004-03-25
    Monty Alexander
    Rocksteady
  50. The Passage
    126
    Published: 2004-03-20
    Andy Narell
    The Passage
Read more album reviews by Franz A. Matzner
  1. Read "Bennett and Gaga at Kennedy Center: Dissection of an Era"
    9
    Published: 2015-08-14
    Live Reviews
    Bennett and Gaga at Kennedy Center: Dissection of an Era
  2. Read "Brooklyn Jazz Underground: A Trio of Hits"
    13
    Published: 2015-03-24
    Multiple Reviews
    Brooklyn Jazz Underground: A Trio of Hits
  3. Read "Jenny Scheinman: Little Bit Country"
    2
    Published: 2015-03-12
    Live Reviews
    Jenny Scheinman: Little Bit Country
  4. Read "Jason Moran: Joyful Proclamations"
    14
    Published: 2014-11-24
    Interviews
    Jason Moran: Joyful Proclamations
  5. Read "Jason Lindner: Beyond the Solo"
    17
    Published: 2014-08-18
    Interviews
    Jason Lindner: Beyond the Solo
  6. Read "Rebellion and Respect: Kennedy Center Celebrates Blue Note's 75th Anniversary"
    13
    Published: 2014-05-29
    Live Reviews
    Rebellion and Respect: Kennedy Center Celebrates Blue Note's...
  7. Read "Jane Ira Bloom: Ballad Vistas"
    7
    Published: 2014-02-24
    Interviews
    Jane Ira Bloom: Ballad Vistas
  8. Read "2013 Thelonious Monk Institute Competition"
    10
    Published: 2013-10-09
    Live Reviews
    2013 Thelonious Monk Institute Competition
  9. Read "Alexis Cuadrado: A Bassist in New York"
    9
    Published: 2013-09-30
    Interviews
    Alexis Cuadrado: A Bassist in New York
  10. Read "2013 DC Jazz Festival: Washington, DC, June 5-15, 2013"
    4
    Published: 2013-07-08
    Live Reviews
    2013 DC Jazz Festival: Washington, DC, June 5-15, 2013
  11. Read "Akua Allrich at the Howard Theater"
    6
    Published: 2013-02-19
    Live Reviews
    Akua Allrich at the Howard Theater
  12. Read "Anat Cohen at Kennedy Center Jazz Club"
    4
    Published: 2012-11-06
    Live Reviews
    Anat Cohen at Kennedy Center Jazz Club
  13. Read "2012 Thelonious Monk International Drums Competition"
    4
    Published: 2012-10-23
    Live Reviews
    2012 Thelonious Monk International Drums Competition
  14. Read "DC Jazz Festival 2012: In Memoriam Chuck Brown"
    3
    Published: 2012-07-22
    Live Reviews
    DC Jazz Festival 2012: In Memoriam Chuck Brown
  15. Read "Wadada Leo Smith: Sounding America’s Freedom"
    2
    Published: 2012-06-18
    Catching Up With
    Wadada Leo Smith: Sounding America’s Freedom
  16. Read "Bohemian Caverns Celebrates 85 Years of Historic Jazz"
    464
    Published: 2011-12-27
    Live Reviews
    Bohemian Caverns Celebrates 85 Years of Historic Jazz
  17. Read "DC Jazz Festival: June 1-13, 2011"
    571
    Published: 2011-06-30
    Live Reviews
    DC Jazz Festival: June 1-13, 2011
  18. Read "Pilc-Moutin-Hoenig Trio: Washington, D.C. May 17, 2011"
    233
    Published: 2011-06-08
    Live Reviews
    Pilc-Moutin-Hoenig Trio: Washington, D.C. May 17, 2011
  19. Read "Vijay Iyer Trio:  Washington, DC, April 30, 2011"
    156
    Published: 2011-05-18
    Live Reviews
    Vijay Iyer Trio: Washington, DC, April 30, 2011
  20. Read "Ben Williams: Washington, DC, April 15, 2011"
    257
    Published: 2011-05-02
    Live Reviews
    Ben Williams: Washington, DC, April 15, 2011
  21. Read "Wadada Leo Smith: The Teacher"
    499
    Published: 2011-03-14
    Interviews
    Wadada Leo Smith: The Teacher
  22. Read "Akua Allrich: Washington Rising"
    825
    Published: 2010-11-01
    Interviews
    Akua Allrich: Washington Rising
  23. Read "New Voices and the American Song Book"
    929
    Published: 2010-10-29
    Live Reviews
    New Voices and the American Song Book
  24. Read "DC Jazz Festival Perseveres Through Sixth Year"
    795
    Published: 2010-07-13
    Live Reviews
    DC Jazz Festival Perseveres Through Sixth Year
  25. Read "Alan Ferber: Developing String Theory"
    1,219
    Published: 2010-06-28
    Interviews
    Alan Ferber: Developing String Theory
  26. Read "Mary Lou Williams Festival 2010"
    819
    Published: 2010-06-24
    Live Reviews
    Mary Lou Williams Festival 2010
  27. Read "Allison Miller: Breaking Ground"
    845
    Published: 2010-05-17
    Interviews
    Allison Miller: Breaking Ground
  28. Read "JD Allen Trio at Bohemian Caverns, February 27, 2010"
    633
    Published: 2010-03-17
    Live Reviews
    JD Allen Trio at Bohemian Caverns, February 27, 2010
  29. Read "Luis Bonilla: I Talking Now"
    998
    Published: 2010-03-08
    Interviews
    Luis Bonilla: I Talking Now
  30. Read "Kurt Rosenwinkel: Reflections from Berlin"
    1,222
    Published: 2009-12-09
    Interviews
    Kurt Rosenwinkel: Reflections from Berlin
  31. Read "Jon Irabagon Plays KC Jazz Club"
    402
    Published: 2009-11-18
    Live Reviews
    Jon Irabagon Plays KC Jazz Club
  32. Read "Overtone Quartet on Display at Kennedy Center"
    411
    Published: 2009-10-16
    Live Reviews
    Overtone Quartet on Display at Kennedy Center
  33. Read "Kelvin Sholar:  Artistic Crossroads"
    668
    Published: 2009-04-27
    Interviews
    Kelvin Sholar: Artistic Crossroads
  34. Read "Blue Note 7 Celebrates 70 at the Kennedy Center"
    239
    Published: 2009-04-12
    Live Reviews
    Blue Note 7 Celebrates 70 at the Kennedy Center
  35. Read "Bernard Stollman: ESP Disk's Sound Revolution"
    1,316
    Published: 2009-01-06
    Interviews
    Bernard Stollman: ESP Disk's Sound Revolution
  36. Read "Duke Ellington Jazz Fest 2008:  The Evolution of a Jazz Festival"
    635
    Published: 2008-12-16
    Live Reviews
    Duke Ellington Jazz Fest 2008: The Evolution of a Jazz Festival
  37. Read "Brad Shepik: Sounding A Global Warming Warning"
    790
    Published: 2008-12-08
    Interviews
    Brad Shepik: Sounding A Global Warming Warning
  38. Read "Greg Osby: New Mission, New Label, New Responsibility"
    899
    Published: 2008-10-28
    Interviews
    Greg Osby: New Mission, New Label, New Responsibility
  39. Read "Jeremy Pelt and JD Allen: New Leaders at Kennedy Center"
    348
    Published: 2008-09-25
    Live Reviews
    Jeremy Pelt and JD Allen: New Leaders at Kennedy Center
  40. Read "Nick Vayenas: First Steps"
    636
    Published: 2008-09-16
    Interviews
    Nick Vayenas: First Steps
  41. Read "JD Allen: Notes of Change"
    586
    Published: 2008-07-15
    Interviews
    JD Allen: Notes of Change
  42. Read "Amina Figarova: Cross-Continental Jazz"
    637
    Published: 2008-07-08
    Interviews
    Amina Figarova: Cross-Continental Jazz
  43. Read "Mark Guiliana: New Beats"
    857
    Published: 2008-04-08
    Interviews
    Mark Guiliana: New Beats
  44. Read "Jazz Ambassadors: Photography Exhibit to Document History of Jazz Ambassadorship"
    458
    Published: 2008-04-02
    Live Reviews
    Jazz Ambassadors: Photography Exhibit to Document History of...
  45. Read "Dana Leong: No Boundaries"
    612
    Published: 2008-02-26
    Interviews
    Dana Leong: No Boundaries
  46. Read "Regina Carter: Experimenting with Time"
    185
    Published: 2008-02-21
    Live Reviews
    Regina Carter: Experimenting with Time
  47. Read "New Inventions: Greg Osby Debuts Latest Band at Kennedy Center Jazz"
    531
    Published: 2007-11-12
    Live Reviews
    New Inventions: Greg Osby Debuts Latest Band at Kennedy Center...
  48. Read "3rd Annual Duke Ellington Festival, Washington D.C."
    317
    Published: 2007-10-15
    Live Reviews
    3rd Annual Duke Ellington Festival, Washington D.C.
  49. Read "John Ferguson on American Voices: Musical Diplomacy"
    955
    Published: 2007-07-24
    Interviews
    John Ferguson on American Voices: Musical Diplomacy
  50. Read "2007 Women in Jazz Festival"
    240
    Published: 2007-05-09
    Live Reviews
    2007 Women in Jazz Festival
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    Dog Leg Dilemma: Not This Time
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  1. Read "Kurt Rosenwinkel: Reflections from Berlin"
    1,222
    Published: 2009-12-09
    Interviews
    Kurt Rosenwinkel: Reflections from Berlin
  2. Read "Mark Guiliana: New Beats"
    857
    Published: 2008-04-08
    Interviews
    Mark Guiliana: New Beats
  3. Read "Conversation with Avishai Cohen"
    900
    Published: 2003-10-03
    Interviews
    Conversation with Avishai Cohen
  4. Read "Conversation with Charnett Moffett"
    795
    Published: 2003-10-28
    Interviews
    Conversation with Charnett Moffett
  5. Read "Jason Lindner: Beyond the Solo"
    17
    Published: 2014-08-18
    Interviews
    Jason Lindner: Beyond the Solo
  6. Read "Luis Bonilla: I Talking Now"
    998
    Published: 2010-03-08
    Interviews
    Luis Bonilla: I Talking Now
  7. Read "Dark Nights"
    12
    Published: 2014-10-02
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Avishai Cohen - Trumpet: Dark Nights
  8. Read "T.S. Monk Speaks Out"
    1,417
    Published: 2003-11-06
    Interviews
    T.S. Monk Speaks Out
  9. Read "Wadada Leo Smith: The Teacher"
    499
    Published: 2011-03-14
    Interviews
    Wadada Leo Smith: The Teacher
  10. Read "Conversation with Scott Colley"
    1,134
    Published: 2003-10-05
    Interviews
    Conversation with Scott Colley
  11. Read "Wynton Marsalis Speaks Out"
    895
    Published: 2004-02-27
    Interviews
    Wynton Marsalis Speaks Out
  12. Read "Alan Ferber: Developing String Theory"
    1,219
    Published: 2010-06-28
    Interviews
    Alan Ferber: Developing String Theory
  13. Read "18th Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition"
    714
    Published: 2005-09-28
    Live Reviews
    18th Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition
  14. Read "Jason Moran: Joyful Proclamations"
    14
    Published: 2014-11-24
    Interviews
    Jason Moran: Joyful Proclamations
  15. Read "Akua Allrich: Washington Rising"
    825
    Published: 2010-11-01
    Interviews
    Akua Allrich: Washington Rising
  16. Read "Allison Miller: Breaking Ground"
    845
    Published: 2010-05-17
    Interviews
    Allison Miller: Breaking Ground
  17. Read "Jason Moran on 'The Bandwagon'"
    920
    Published: 2003-10-09
    Interviews
    Jason Moran on 'The Bandwagon'
  18. Read "A Modern Masterpiece: Chris Potter on Recording
    938
    Published: 2004-07-28
    Interviews
    A Modern Masterpiece: Chris Potter on Recording "Lift"
  19. Read "Bernard Stollman: ESP Disk's Sound Revolution"
    1,316
    Published: 2009-01-06
    Interviews
    Bernard Stollman: ESP Disk's Sound Revolution
  20. Read "Day's Dawning: An Interview with Singer Devorah Day"
    789
    Published: 2003-10-06
    Interviews
    Day's Dawning: An Interview with Singer Devorah Day
  21. Read "Matt Jorgensen: Seattle's New Sound"
    697
    Published: 2004-05-06
    Interviews
    Matt Jorgensen: Seattle's New Sound
  22. Read "Bohemian Caverns Celebrates 85 Years of Historic Jazz"
    464
    Published: 2011-12-27
    Live Reviews
    Bohemian Caverns Celebrates 85 Years of Historic Jazz
  23. Read "JD Allen: Notes of Change"
    586
    Published: 2008-07-15
    Interviews
    JD Allen: Notes of Change
  24. Read "Bohemian Revolution: Ari Hoenig at Twins Jazz"
    814
    Published: 2004-02-18
    Live Reviews
    Bohemian Revolution: Ari Hoenig at Twins Jazz
  25. Read "John Ferguson on American Voices: Musical Diplomacy"
    955
    Published: 2007-07-24
    Interviews
    John Ferguson on American Voices: Musical Diplomacy
  26. Read "The Golden Striker"
    411
    Published: 2003-10-04
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Ron Carter: The Golden Striker
  27. Read "Power Twins Unite: Francois and Louis Moutin"
    667
    Published: 2004-03-03
    Interviews
    Power Twins Unite: Francois and Louis Moutin
  28. Read "DC Jazz Festival: June 1-13, 2011"
    571
    Published: 2011-06-30
    Live Reviews
    DC Jazz Festival: June 1-13, 2011
  29. Read "Monty Alexander Speaks"
    663
    Published: 2003-10-28
    Interviews
    Monty Alexander Speaks
  30. Read "A Conversation with Jean-Michel Pilc"
    936
    Published: 2003-11-06
    Interviews
    A Conversation with Jean-Michel Pilc
  31. Read "Saxophonist John O'Gallagher and Modern Jazz Composition"
    647
    Published: 2004-04-14
    Interviews
    Saxophonist John O'Gallagher and Modern Jazz Composition
  32. Read "Dana Leong: No Boundaries"
    612
    Published: 2008-02-26
    Interviews
    Dana Leong: No Boundaries
  33. Read "No Begining No End"
    9
    Published: 2013-01-23
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jose James: No Begining No End
  34. Read "Alexis Cuadrado: A Bassist in New York"
    9
    Published: 2013-09-30
    Interviews
    Alexis Cuadrado: A Bassist in New York
  35. Read "Donny McCaslin: On The Way Through"
    785
    Published: 2004-02-13
    Interviews
    Donny McCaslin: On The Way Through
  36. Read "Myra Melford: Mystic Manifestations"
    614
    Published: 2004-08-03
    Interviews
    Myra Melford: Mystic Manifestations
  37. Read "The Resounding Sound of Cindy Blackman"
    654
    Published: 2003-10-15
    Live Reviews
    The Resounding Sound of Cindy Blackman
  38. Read "Jazz in the Islands:  2nd Annual Anguilla Jazz Festival"
    609
    Published: 2004-12-13
    Live Reviews
    Jazz in the Islands: 2nd Annual Anguilla Jazz Festival
  39. Read "11th Annual Women in Jazz Festival"
    555
    Published: 2006-06-01
    Live Reviews
    11th Annual Women in Jazz Festival
  40. Read "Final Notes:  Dr. Billy Taylor Retires from Concert Performance"
    615
    Published: 2005-04-12
    Live Reviews
    Final Notes: Dr. Billy Taylor Retires from Concert Performance
  41. Read "Lyla"
    345
    Published: 2003-08-25
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Avishai Cohen: Lyla
  42. Read "Brad Shepik: Sounding A Global Warming Warning"
    790
    Published: 2008-12-08
    Interviews
    Brad Shepik: Sounding A Global Warming Warning
  43. Read "2013 Thelonious Monk Institute Competition"
    10
    Published: 2013-10-09
    Live Reviews
    2013 Thelonious Monk Institute Competition
  44. Read "Jane Ira Bloom: Ballad Vistas"
    7
    Published: 2014-02-24
    Interviews
    Jane Ira Bloom: Ballad Vistas
  45. Read "Ray Brown: The Telarc Years"
    660
    Published: 2003-10-28
    Profiles
    Ray Brown: The Telarc Years
  46. Read "Duke Ellington Jazz Festival 2005"
    602
    Published: 2005-10-18
    Live Reviews
    Duke Ellington Jazz Festival 2005
  47. Read "Jane Ira Bloom"
    695
    Published: 2004-01-17
    Interviews
    Jane Ira Bloom
  48. Read "Greg Osby: New Mission, New Label, New Responsibility"
    899
    Published: 2008-10-28
    Interviews
    Greg Osby: New Mission, New Label, New Responsibility
  49. Read "Michael Musillami: Playscape Recordings Celebrates Fifth Anniversary"
    568
    Published: 2004-10-27
    Interviews
    Michael Musillami: Playscape Recordings Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
  50. Read "Amina Figarova: Cross-Continental Jazz"
    637
    Published: 2008-07-08
    Interviews
    Amina Figarova: Cross-Continental Jazz

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