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ARTICLE: PROFILES

Malcolm Griffiths: A Man For All Seasons

Read "Malcolm Griffiths: A Man For All Seasons" reviewed by Duncan Heining

We talk often of the stars, like 'Trane and Miles. We remember the bandleaders, such as Basie and Duke. We even recall the composers and arrangers, Ellington again, Gil Evans and Monk. And we never forget those star soloists like Johnny Hodges or Lester Young. But the guys in the machine room, the guys who make ...

NEWS: BOOK / MAGAZINE

Recent Reading: Books About Jazz In Four US Regions

Recent Reading: Books About Jazz In Four US Regions

After jazz emerged—or coalesced—as a distinct form of music in jny: New Orleans in the early twentieth century, it quickly took hold throughout the world. Jazz musicians developed on every continent, even in countries where the spirit of jazz goes against the grain of politics and culture; a jazz community is emerging in China, not an eventuality that ...

Kaze: Uminari

Read "Uminari" reviewed by John Sharpe

The prolific husband and wife team of pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura has found yet another fertile vehicle in Kaze. French drummer Peter Orins and trumpeter Christian Pruvost combines with the Japanese pair In an unusual instrumentation. On their third offering Uminari the combo stretches the boundaries even more than on previous outings, and ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jazztopad 2014, Three World Premieres

Read "Jazztopad 2014, Three World Premieres" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Jazztopad
jny:Wroclaw, Poland
November 13-15, 2014

Jazztopad enters its second decade with confident stride. The festival has come a long way in the first ten years, evolving, experimenting and growing as any good festival should. In 2014, Jazztopad stands as an internationally renowned festival with a clearly defined ethos, one that combines ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Rex Richardson: Bugles Over Zagreb: The Music of Doug Richards and Blue Shift

Read "Rex Richardson: Bugles Over Zagreb: The Music of Doug Richards and Blue Shift" reviewed by Ken Hohman

Rex Richardson
Bugles Over Zagreb: The Music of Doug Richards
Self Produced
2014

Master class trumpeter virtuoso Rex Richardson is one of a rare breed of jazz musicians who can successfully straddle the worlds of classical and jazz without sounding like he's a mere overnight guest when performing in ...

Mattias Ståhl Trio: Jag Skulle Bara Gå Ut

Read "Jag Skulle Bara Gå Ut" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The rebirth of the vibraphone as a tool for creative music making has been a long time coming. Like the clarinet, it had to lose its nerdishness to gain acceptance. Artists like Jason Adasiewicz, Matt Moran and the Swedish-born Matthais Ståhl are making the vibes as relevant today as the mid-sixties and 1970s work of Khan ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

TJI Ellington Big Band: Things to Come

Read "Things to Come" reviewed by Jack Bowers

To accentuate the positive, the ten-year-old Ellington Big Band, flagship ensemble of the Tucson (AZ) Jazz Institute, established its credentials by earning first-place honors twice (2010, 2012) in Jazz at Lincoln Center's annual Essentially Ellington competition, and has been named best Performing Arts High School Jazz Band by DownBeat magazine. On the heels of these honors, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Barry Guy New Orchestra: Krakow, Poland, November 20-23, 2012

Read "Barry Guy New Orchestra: Krakow, Poland, November 20-23, 2012" reviewed by John Sharpe

Barry Guy New Orchestra
Alchemia
Krakow, Poland
November 20-23, 2012

Now in its seventh year, the annual autumn jazz extravaganza--Krakowska Jesien Jazzowa, in the beautiful Polish city of Krakow--has gone from strength to strength. It's impossible to see all the acts on the bill without spending several months in residence as they come in ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Louis Armstrong & The All Stars: Satchmo At Symphony Hall - The Complete Performances

Read "Louis Armstrong & The All Stars: Satchmo At Symphony Hall  - The Complete Performances" reviewed by Skip Heller

Louis Armstrong & The All Stars

Satchmo At Symphony Hall: 65th Anniversary The Complete Performances

Verve

2012

Writing about trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong is difficult. In the most literal sense, he is the watershed of jazz. He was neither the first acknowledged genius of the music (soprano saxophonist Sidney ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Johnny Dunn: Cornet Blues

Read "Cornet Blues" reviewed by AJS

In hindsight, it seems natural that trumpeter Louis Armstrong's arrival onto the New York jazz scene of the 1920s would put a lot of players out of work. Yet apparently not every New Yorker was waiting for some guy from New Orleans to show them how it's done.

As Mark Berresford's informative liner ...