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ARTICLE: UNDER THE RADAR

Culture Clubs: A History of the U.S. Jazz Clubs, Part III: Kansas City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles & Beyond

Read "Culture Clubs: A History of the U.S. Jazz Clubs, Part III: Kansas City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles & Beyond" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Beyond the Hubs

While jny: New Orleans, jny: Chicago, jny: Kansas City and jny: New York City were the incubators of modern jazz, they were by no means the only locations with an appetite for live music. Jazz artists whose point of origin could not sustain multiple venues ventured to locations near and far ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Burt Eckoff: A Pianist's Close Encounters With the Greats of Jazz

Read "Burt Eckoff: A Pianist's Close Encounters With the Greats of Jazz" reviewed by Idelle Nissila-Stone

Active in the jny: New York City jazz scene since the 1960s, pianist Burt Eckoff played with many jazz greats, among them Howard McGhee, Maynard Ferguson, Art Blakey, Sonny Stitt and Archie Shepp. He is known for exceptional artistry in his work with vocalists Dionne Warwick, The Drifters, Eddie Jefferson, and most importantly Dakota Staton, with ...

NEWS: EVENT

Central Brooklyn Jazz Anniversary Concert

Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC) will celebrate its 11th anniversary on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at Jazz966 located 966 Fulton Street in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn with a jazz concert featuring the Steven Kroon Sextet. The bill also includes a youth jazz ensemble performance by Q City Soundz and a special award presentation to ...

Take Five With Dave Wilson

Read "Take Five With Dave Wilson" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Dave Wilson: Dave Wilson was born and raised in Bronxville, NY. As the leader of his own jazz groups, the Dave Wilson Quartet/Crazeology, Wilson and his band mates are known for their groundbreaking improvisations along with creative individualistic compositions and unique arrangements of standards. Wilson was also co- leader for many years, with the great ...

Ronnie Boykins: The Will Come, Is Now

Read "The Will Come, Is Now" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Ronnie Boykins is probably best known for being a member of the Sun Ra Arkestra. During that time, the Arkestra made some of its best recordings and Boykins was an integral part of the equation. He integrated his relationship with Sun Ra to gear the forward movement of the music. In his individual contributions on the ...

Bill Barron: Modern Windows Suite

Read "Modern Windows Suite" reviewed by AAJ Staff

When Bill Barron recorded “Modern Windows Suite,” his first Savoy recording, he and Ted Curson both were fresh from the uncharted territory of working with Cecil Taylor. It shows.

“Modern Windows Suite,” the album of 1961 consisting of Barron’s extended and interconnected works, joins the other 1961 Barron album, “The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron,” to ...

Bill Barron: Modern Windows Suite

Read "Modern Windows Suite" reviewed by AAJ Staff

When Bill Barron recorded “Modern Windows Suite," his first Savoy recording, he and Ted Curson both were fresh from the uncharted waters of working with Cecil Taylor. It shows. “Modern Windows Suite," the album of 1961 consisting of Barron's extended and interconnected works, joins the other 1961 Barron album, “The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron," to ...

Bill Barron: Modern Windows Suite

Read "Modern Windows Suite" reviewed by AAJ Staff

When Bill Barron recorded “Modern Windows Suite," his first Savoy recording, he and Ted Curson both were fresh from the uncharted territory of working with Cecil Taylor. It shows in their free improvisations.

“Modern Windows Suite," the album of 1961 consisting of Barron's extended and interconnected works, joins the other 1961 Barron album, “The Tenor Stylings ...