Across The Pond

The Unstoppable Rise of Music Streaming

Data Journalist Felix Richter reporting for the organisation Statistics who study portal statistics from more than 22,500 sources says that according to Nielsen’s 2018...

Wadada Leo Smith – America’s National Parks

Visionary composer, trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist Wadada Leo Smith brings his multi-media presentation of America’s National Parks to The Appel Room for one night only on...

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels: 80th Birthday Celebration

Tenor titan, bandleader, and composer Charles Lloyd has played with everybody from Cannonball Adderley to Howlin’ Wolf. He is a leading figure on the ever-evolving jazz scene...

Interview: Ranky Tanky

Ranky Tanky is a unique quintet hailing from Charleston, South Carolina. The band’s roots are deeply embedded in the West African inspired Gullah culture shared by many of...

Video Interview with Uli Geissendoerfer

Uli Geissendoerfer wears many hats within the music industry and says Jazz is alive and well in Las Vegas. Uli should know, he’s the director of the Latin Jazz Ensemble, the...

Monk Lives! by Scott H. Thompson

Monk Lives! On October 25-27 Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the annual Monk Festival in all three of its venues with world-class talent full of surprises! Thelonious Sphere...

Jazz in Argentina by Scott H. Thompson

  Editors note: After a recent telephone catch up conversation with Scott on his return from Argentina.  I asked him to share with our reader’s what’s the latest...

Ben Wendel Interview

Ben Wendel is a Grammy-nominated Canadian-American Saxophonist, writer, producer and educator that has been a successful bandleader, sideman and is a founding member of the...

Maria Schneider add’s another award to her tally

Editors note: Maria Schneider continues to add awards to her we deserved tally.  Each year, in the USA, the National Endowment for the Arts bestows the nation’s highest honor...

Interview: Paul Hanson one of the world’s best-known jazz bassoonists

Paul Hanson is one of the world’s best-known jazz bassoonists. Playing an instrument more often associated with classical music, he has managed to clear his own path building a...

Carnegie Hall’s New Youth Jazz Orchestra – Debuts in Europe.

This summer, Carnegie Hall’s new National Youth Jazz Orchestra of the USA – NYO Jazz – comes together in its inaugural year for the ensemble’s historic first-ever...