Happy JazzApril — Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz is alive and, well, in surprisingly good shape for its age, particularly given the ravages of time, the advent … More

Jazz is Dead, Again?; Jazz & Colors Festival; Wayne Shorter Returns to Blue Note

Planet Jazz: Notes From All Over  Jazz is dead. What, again? Say it ain’t so! At the end of a partially … More

Sax Men: John Ellis, Sherman Irby, Frank Macchia (CD reviews)

Quick reviews of new releases from three saxophonists – three varied approaches to the art of jazz. John Ellis & Double-Wide, Puppet … More