Wednesday Mar 5
Influential jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, at the Michigan Theater Monday, expands reach
Since jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny burst onto the international jazz scene in the mid-1970s, he's won 20 Grammy Awards, and earned plenty of other music accolades as well.
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Wednesday Mar 5
The China Post
Osaka to host all-star concert on 3rd annual International Jazz Day
Herbie Hancock reckons he's performed more often in Japan than in his hometown of Chicago during his professional career.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Gonsalves: The evolution of America's soundtrack
When it comes to jazz on Cape Cod, Bart Weisman has done it all - except introduce "America's classical music" to an auditorium full of middle-school students more familiar with Miley Cyrus than Miles Davis.
Osaka to host all-star concert on Int'l Jazz Day
The author of a controversial study of adult children often cited by opponents of gay marriage defended his work in court on Monday but also said it was too early for social scientists to make far-reaching... The author of a controversial study of adult children often cited by opponents of gay marriage defended his work in court on Monday but also ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Something Else! Reviews
Billy Hart Quartet - One Is The Other
Billy Hart had made a name for himself quite a long time ago drumming in bands or recording dates led by Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Smith, Herbie Hancock's Mwandishi, Shirley Horn, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner and Sten Getz, and all at times when each of these artists were still making vital music.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
"Shahin Novrasli: Bayati - " review"
The Guardian has published an article about acclaimed Azerbaijani jazz sensation Shahin Novrasli.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Lang Lang performs in Sarasota
The 31-year-old Chinese-born pianist draws the kind of reviews that seem to have been written by a publicist, not a critic.
Leo Genovese: Keyboardist for Esperanza Spalding
Editor's note: This is the inaugural feature in a new series called "Talent Scout," where we spotlight up-and-coming players via quick stats and quotes.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
For Rock Hall's Consideration: John Coltrane
John Coltrane may not be in the rock format. In fact, he may have not performed it when it was primarily called rock 'n' roll.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Miles Knows Marketing
This week I watched a video of a presentation at Harvard by jazz keyboard legend Herbie Hancock.