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December Birthday Salutes

Read "December Birthday Salutes" reviewed by Marc Cohn

Whether they've grabbed their hats and caught the bus, or are still with us, every one of these musicians makes the world a bit brighter. Of those living that we've featured, a special Gifts & Messages greeting to Curtis Fuller, Barry Harris and Eddie Palmieri as each celebrated more than 80 years on the planet on ...


Alonzo Holliday: The Archaeology of Out-Bop

Read "Alonzo Holliday: The Archaeology of Out-Bop" reviewed by Gordon Marshall

Frank Turek's dream: he is in a smoky bar where jazz floats in the background. Coming up to sit down next to him is a hip, old cat who begins to tell him stories of playing sax in bands in the early '40s. He introduces himself as Alonzo Holliday.

Back to waking life, in the '90s: ...