Across The Pond

Alan Braufman & the 1970’s New York Underground

June 29 will see the re-release of Alan Braufman’s album “Valley of Search.” Alan Braufman was one of the exponents of the 1970’s downtown NYC loft jazz...

Marcus Miller releases new album ahead of European Tour.

Three years since the release of his last album, Afrodeezia, multi-Grammy-winning bassist Marcus Miller will release his new album “Laid Black” on Blue Note Records on...

Gil Evans Birthday Celebration | 60 Years Porgy & Bess

This year marks 60 years since Gill Evans and his orchestra entered the studio with Miles Davis to record their arrangements of George Gershwin’s 1935 opera “Porgy and...

Luminaries Chick Corea, Herlin Riley, & Helen Sung celebrate Monk in NYC.

Earlier this month, the Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrated the genius of Thelonious Monk in all three of its venues. The third annual Monk Festival took place on April 5 – 8...

Featured Gig | Joe Locke and guests at Dizzy’s Coca-Cola Club.

Starting on the 26th of April Vibraphonist Joe Locke will play a four date stint at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in New York City. Together with the Rose Theater and The Appel...

Ulysses Owens Jr. takes Swing Collective to Jazz at Lincoln Center

Representing five different countries of origin, the Swing Collective brought its hard-swinging sound to The Appel Room on March 23–24. This spectacular gathering of talent...

39th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by the TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto, unveils a new series of concerts for its 39th edition, June 28 to...

Laurens Patzlaff Concert review by Sammy Stein in Quito, Ecuador

  Last night at La Casa de la Musica in Quito, Ecuador, something very rare happened.  A German pianist named Laurens Patzlaff, influenced so we were told by Oscar Peterson...

Steve Gadd talks with our senior writer Fiona Ross.

“Well, you have to give everything’ Steve Gadd Very hard to write an appropriate introduction to an article about the mighty Steve Gadd as for many, he literally needs no...

Joel Levine ‘The Whistleblower’ CD released by IYOUWE

“When I listened to the radio growing up, I heard all kinds of music. I came to realize that my music had no boundaries… and that is our mission.” – Lenny...

Owen Broder receives 2018 Herb Albert Young Jazz Composer Award.

The ASCAP Foundation has announced that composer/saxophonist Owen Broder is one of 15 recipients of the 2018 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. The program, established in...