Montreal Jazz Fest: I’ve Seen a Few (Editions)

The 42nd edition of the Montreal Jazz Festival will kick off today (June 30) while I’m in the air, enroute … More

Montreal Jazz Fest in the News (ongoing round-up of press coverage)

The Festival International de Jazz de Montreal aka Montreal International Jazz Festival opens tomorrow (June 30) and continues through July … More

Jeremy Pelt x 2: “Noir en Rouge” & (with Jim Snidero) “Jubilation! Celebrating Cannonball Adderley” — my review for JazzTimes

Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt shines on two recently released albums: “Noir en Rouge: Live in Paris” (High Note Records) documents his … More

Vijay Iyer Tops 2017 NPR Jazz Critics Poll

Congrats to pianist-composer Vijay Iyer, who again tops the NPR Jazz Critics Poll, a carryover from the old Village Voice Jazz … More