Still Clinging to the Wreckage


      Stan Kenton: Concerts in Miniature, The Final Part 24

      This label has issued 24 CDs of Kenton’s Music in Miniature concerts. I’ve heard most of the concerts in other forms over the years, and I’m quite prepared to...

      Babelfish: Once Upon A Tide

      Jim Mullen: Volunteers


      Jazz: what a difference ney makes

      “I was able to dig deeper than before into my musical heritage” says bass guitarist Shez Raja of his current CD Tales From The Punjab, which was recorded in...

      Obituary: Carol Fredette

      Although she did tour, including some travels overseas, Carol Fredette chose to work extensively in the New York area and this, allied to relatively few record albums, meant that...

      Obituary: Henry Grimes

      Obituary: Mike Longo

      Blues From The Delta Avon

      There are ordinary books for collectors and there are extraordinary books for collectors. This book surely fits the latter category. This book traces in minute detail the birth of...

      Texas Jazz Singer

      Play The Way You Feel

      JJ 10/90: Gil Evans Orchestra – Blues In Orbit

      This album is a significant one in the Evans discography, for it dates from the time when he was introducing electric (and later electronic) instruments into his band, was...

      Jazz On A Summer’s Day

      Many jazzers of a certain age – include me in - will remember seeing this pioneering documentary, directed by the distinguished photographer Bert Stern and filmed over four days...

      Count Basie: Live