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ARTICLE: FILM REVIEWS

A Great Day in Harlem: The Spirit Lives - 50 Years On

Read "A Great Day in Harlem: The Spirit Lives - 50 Years On" reviewed by Ian Patterson

This encore presentation from January 2009 celebrates Jean Bach, director of A Great Day in Harlem. Ms. Bach died on May 27th at her home in Manhattan. She was 94.

It is probably the most celebrated ensemble jazz portrait of all time. Fifty-seven of the greatest jazz musicians gathered together on the steps of a ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Wynton Marsalis: Newark, Delaware, November 2, 2011

Read "Wynton Marsalis: Newark, Delaware, November 2, 2011" reviewed by Eugene Holley, Jr.

Wynton Marsalis: The Ballad of the American Arts
Bob Carpenter Center
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

November 2, 2011

A Wynton Marsalis gig is not particularly news. But his appearance at the Bob Carpenter Center was truly newsworthy, as evidenced by the appreciative, near-capacity crowd who came out to hear his stirring ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Roger Rosenberg: Baritonality

Read "Baritonality" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Even in the day when the sound of baritone voices like Ernie Cacares, Harry Carney, Charlie Fowlkes and Joe Temperley streaked across the sonic stratosphere, solos were graceful, granular and short. It was only when Cecil Payne, Gerry Mulligan,, Pepper Adams and a handful of other players up until Hamiet Bluiett,, John Surman and Howard Johnson ...