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Backstage at ‘The Late Show’ with Jon Batiste

The musical director and former point guard on why it’s important to keep score<p>On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Jon Batiste reached over to the …

The Late Show

Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrate 30 years of spreading the music

When Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra swing into Chicago next week, they won’t just be kicking off a three-concert residency in Orchestra Hall.<p>They’ll also be celebrating two landmark anniversaries: 25 years since the band made its Chicago debut on that same stage (in a …

Flute

Out Now: Handful of Keys

popular<p>Nobody in the history of jazz expressed himself more freely; or with more variety, swing, and sophistication than Duke Ellington. Listen to …

Music

Exhibit of Herman Leonard Photographs Opening in Los Angeles

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, the exhibit <b>“Herman Leonard: Pillars of Jazz”</b> will open at the 1st Street Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. The …

Watch Mtume Recount The Many Genius Moments in Working with Miles Davis

“It was a new vocabulary, and they refused to open the dictionary, or be humble enough to ask ‘What are y’all doing?'”Few people on this planet have …

DownBeat

News The Latest From Around The Music World<p>May 24, 2018 9:00 AM<p>The Swiss pianist and composer Nik Bärtsch is best known for Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin, an …

Guitar

News The Latest From Around The Music World

Q&A with David Sanborn: Still Savoring the Scene<p><b>By Michael Jackson</b>   I  Oct 3, 2017   4:02 PM<p>David Sanborn was the most salient alto saxophonist of …

Horns

Christian McBride stretches waaaaay out at SFJazz, Santa Cruz

Even for a musician as famously versatile and game as Christian McBride, his latest run as an SFJazz resident artistic director is an ambitious …

Santa Cruz

Jazz in the digital age: Tools for exploring the music

In the 1960s, you could turn on the television and see Duke Ellington on the Ed Sullivan Show. Or Miles Davis on the Tonight Show with Johnny …

Soul Music

Jazz superstar Gary Burton’s final concert tour stops in South Florida

Superstar jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton of Fort Lauderdale says this definitely is it: He’s in the midst of his final tour, 13 concerts in eight …

The 100 Jazz Albums That Shook The World

Page 1 of 10<p><b>Top 100s, don’t you just love ’em.</b> Barely a month goes by without magazines, newspapers or TV programmes pushing yet another poll of the …

Jazz in the 1950s: the ultimate guide to the greatest albums

<b>If you are discovering jazz for the first time then you've just found the perfect place to start. And if you are a true aficionado then this list is</b> …

Dave Holland Quintet Jazz sous les Pommiers (2009)

Sous

Dream of the Elders

Dave Holland's bands are famous for their energetic performances, fabulous interplay, extraordinary instrumental skills, and group's unity. …

New Releases From Jazz Guitarists

With startling creativity and precision, guitarist Miles Okazaki has for the past eight years helped define Five Elements, a band led by alto saxophonist Steve Coleman that has deepened the possibilities for modern improvisation and broadened jazz’s rhythmic vocabulary.<p>With jangly force and …

Paul Shaffer Reveals the Origins of Bill Murray’s SNL Lounge Singer

Even though his main gig was as David Letterman’s bandleader for 33 years of late-night TV, Paul Shaffer is one of the music world’s true Zeligs: …

It's No Jive: Every Day Is International Jazz Day

Imagine stepping into an underground club in rural China or urban Moscow in the 1950s.<p>The sounds of a saxophone, piano, bass and drums resound from the stage. Everyone in the audience could be blacklisted or charged as criminals for being in attendance; but they're willing to risk it to listen to …

I found a strange connection to Albert Einstein in a professor’s 1967 birthday gift from John Coltrane

I found a pay phone with a local phone book and mustered up the courage to call Yusef Lateef, a legendary jazz musician, who had recently retired from the music department of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.<p>I had something I had to tell him.<p>Like an addict after a fix, my fingers raced …

Dizzy Gillespie Runs for US President, 1964. Promises to Make Miles Davis Head of the CIA

There comes a point in every national election year when I reach total saturation and have to tune it all out to stay sane—the nonstop streams of …

Bill Henderson Dead: Jazz Vocalist, Actor Dies at 90 – Variety

Bill Henderson, jazz vocalist and actor, died of natural causes in Los Angeles on Sunday. He was 90.<p>Henderson’s break came in 1957 when he recorded …

Music

All That Jazz: People Who Listen To Jazz Are Smarter And More Creative

From one end of my iTunes library to the other, there is generally a different type of music for every <i>occasion</i>, so to speak.<p>For example, rainy days, …

Remembering David Redfern, the king of jazz photography

"The Cartier-Bresson of jazz." David Redfern, who died this week, is remembered by one of his closest friends<p>David Redfern, one of the most …

The Girls In The Band: Film Tells Untold Stories Of Women Jazz And Big Band Musicians

• Share 0<br>• Tweet<br>• Pinterest 0<br>• Reddit<br>• Email<p>Award-winning filmmaker Judy Chaikin grew up in a family of musicians. She studied music as a young girl, playing …

Photography = Jazz

Why Being a Photographer is Like Being a Jazz Musician<p>I love jazz.<p>I always have. I can remember the first recording of jazz my dad played on our …

Flute

Have We Reached the End of Jazz Itself?

<i>This article is part of</i> The Nation<i>’s 150th Anniversary Special Issue. Download a free PDF of the issue, with articles by James Baldwin, Barbara</i> …

Whiplash is a horror film – so jazz critics should stop worrying

Amid Golden Globe recognition and Oscar buzz, Damien Chazelle’s film about a young jazz student and his abusive teacher is pulling in viewers who …

James Taylor, Paul Simon perform at benefit for jazz great

NEW YORK (AP) — James Taylor and Paul Simon paid tribute to late jazz great Michael Brecker with performances and kind words at a cancer benefit for …

When Pop Broke Up With Jazz

Writer Ben Yagoda has set out to explain a shift in American popular culture, one that happened in the early 1950s. Before then, songwriters like Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin and Jerome Kern wrote popular songs that achieved a notable artistry, both in lyrics and music. That body of work, …