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Article: Highly Opinionated

Jazz Inside And Out: Select Posts from 2013-2015

Read "Jazz Inside And Out: Select Posts from 2013-2015" reviewed by John Goodman


Here's a selection of posts from my now-discontinued blog, Jazz Inside and Out. I started writing it in summer 2013 and persisted for about six years. As 2016 rolled around, like many others I got quite taken over by politics, and my posts reflected that. Readership went up, jazz took a sabbatical. Politics and ...

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Article: Extended Analysis

Buddy Collette: Four Classic Albums

Read "Buddy Collette: Four Classic Albums" reviewed by David Rickert


Like many of his fellow West Coast musicians, Buddy Collette was proficient on multiple instruments. He could play alto and tenor sax, but tended toward the clarinet and the flute for most of his recording career. His solo records were as light and effortless as most jam form the West Coast tended to be at the ...

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Article: Book Excerpts

Mingus Speaks

Read "Mingus Speaks" reviewed by John Goodman


Mingus on the Avant-Garde and Tradition Here's Charles Mingus talking about two of his favorite subjects, the avant-garde pretenders and the need for jazz players to understand the traditions of their music. The excerpt is from my book Mingus Speaks (2013, University of California Press). --John F Goodman Mingus: Everybody's got ...

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News: Book / Magazine

Jive-Colored Glasses: A Memoir That Tells How A Jazz Critic Got That Way

Jive-Colored Glasses: A Memoir That Tells How A Jazz Critic Got That Way

A jazz memoir combined with personal stories, Jive-Colored Glasses tells how critic John Goodman came to jazz as a child from a privileged background and how jazz radically changed his life. Jive-Colored Glasses was published July 8 on Amazon in paperback and ebook versions. It jumped to #5 in Amazon's Best Seller List (for Jazz Musician ...

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Article: Book Excerpts

Jive-Colored Glasses

Read "Jive-Colored Glasses" reviewed by John Goodman


The following is an excerpt from “Chapter 4: Chicago" of Jive-Colored Glasses by John F Goodman (jg publications, 2015). Growing up in and around jny: Chicago in the 1950s brought me to all kinds and flavors of jazz. Between the house parties, clubs and concerts, there was a menu to please everyone. The Rush ...


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