Montreal Jazz Fest: Scintillating if Sweaty — Herbie, Kamasi, Medeski, more.

By now, you’ve probably heard about the heat wave that landed in Quebec, just in time for the 39th annual … More

Tampa Jazz Notes — Kenny Drew Jr. Memorial; O Som Do Jazz at HCC Ybor; Diana Krall at the Capitol

Aside from a piece in Jazz Times and some blog posts (including mine, below, and those in Jazz Truth, JazzWax, … More

JazzTimes Critics’ Poll: Vijay Iyer’s “Accelerando” Takes Top Honors

Critical consensus says that Vijay Iyer‘s “Accelerando” (ACT) is one of last year’s finest jazz recordings: The CD, with the … More