Obituary: Sammy Nestico

Obituary: John Russell

Obituary: Junior Mance

Obituary: Eugene Wright

Obituary: Ron Mathewson

Obituary: Cándido Camero

Obituary: Stanley Crouch

Obituary: Dick Bank

Obituary: Simon Fell

Obituary: Don Weller

Obituary: Jimmy Cobb

Obituary: Ron Rubin

Obituary: Henry Grimes

Obituary: Lee Konitz

Lorenzo Feliciati, Michele Rabbia: Antikythera

The wide-ranging Feliciati and Rabbia are two of the "happening" names of contemporary Italian jazz. The Pastorius-inspired bassist has played with everyone from Bob Mintzer, Andy Sheppard and Eivind...

Irma Thomas: After The Rain

Jessica Radcliffe talks about Remembrance

Tell us about your family, musical, educational background - birthdate, place. Is music in the family? How did you come to sing? Do play other instruments? Did you do...

Obituary: Jack Sheldon

Jazz trumpeter Jack Sheldon has died. That he lived such a long life is surprising, given the many often self-induced difficulties he faced and overcame. He was born Beryl Cyril...

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Outside And Inside: Race And Identity In White Jazz Autobiography

In 2004, Reva Marin was a finalist for the Fleck Award for the best book in the category Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction. Her entry was Oscar: The Life And Music...

JJ 10/89: John Patitucci – On The Corner

Since the passing of Jaco Pastorius, the chair of the electric bass messiah has been vacant, but John Patitucci, who came to international notice with Chick Corea's Elektric Band,...

Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

For jazz enthusiasts of my vintage and persuasion, Blue Note was the modern jazz label. (Partisans of Prestige, Atlantic, Esquire, Riverside et al may disagree.) In recent decades, with...

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom