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5 Legends Latin Jazz - Important Latin Jazz Artists
Five of the most important Latin Jazz artists, combining the propulsive rhythms and spirited melodies of Latin music with jazz harmonies and improv.

Ragtime Music - Origins, Characteristics, and Composers
A description of ragtime music, including its characteristics, origins, and a list of prominent composers including Scott Joplin and James Scott.

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Jazz Cornetist Bix Beiderbecke Biography
Profile of Cornetist Bix Beiderbecke.

Duke Ellington Biography - Pianist and Bandleader
Pianist and bandleader Duke Ellington wasn’t comfortable with the term jazz. He hoped to create music that was unclassifiable.

Lester Young - Saxophonist Biography
Artist profile of saxophonist Lester Young.

Jazz History by Decade - 1920 to 1930
A look at jazz between 1920 and 1930.

Early Jazz Music - History of Dixieland Music
A description of early jazz, also referred to as hot jazz or Dixieland music.

Kind of Blue Album Miles Davis Review
Review of 'Kind of Blue,' the seminal album by Miles Davis.

Charlie Parker, Saxophone Legend - Biography
Saxophonists copied his phrasing, his melodic and harmonic approaches, and in some cases, even his drug use.

Ten Important Musicians of Early Jazz
Read about ten of the most important musicians of early jazz. In the beginning of the 1900s, the innovations of these instrumentalists laid the groundwork for jazz to evolve into such a vibrant art form.

Jazz Music History by Decade: 1940-1950
A brief history of jazz in the 1940s.

New And Upcoming Jazz Releases - April 2016
Upcoming releases from Brian Bromberg, BWB, Brandford Marsalis Quartet and re-releases from Cannonball Adderley.

Jazz Artist Profiles - Jazz Musician Biographies
Here you will find jazz artist profiles: biographies of innovators whose influence will forever reverberate throughout jazz clubs and educational institutions, as well as the profiles of more recent artists whose voices are just starting to make waves in contemporary performances.

Profiles - Contemporary Jazz Artists
Jazz Musicians - Contemporary Jazz Artists

Jazz Artist Profile: Wynton Marsalis
A profile of jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis.

Album Reviews
Here you will find reviews of classic albums of artists whose visions have shaped jazz, as well as reviews of new releases by today’s most promising musicians. Read reviews of classic and new jazz CDs.

Various Artists - Jingle Bell Swing (1999)
A review of Various Artists - Jingle Bell Swing

5 Best Jazz Christmas Records Of All Time
Jazz Buyer's Guide - 5 Best Jazz Christmas Records Of All Time

Ramsey Lewis Trio - Sound Of Christmas (1961)
A review of Ramsey Lewis Trio - Sound Of Christmas

Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas (1960)
A review of Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas (1960)

Vince Guaraldi - A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
A review of Vince Guaraldi - A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Various Artists - Hipster’s Holiday (1999)
A review of Various Artists - Hipster’s Holiday (1999)

Jazz Artist Profile: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis
A profile of jazz saxophonist, bandleader and composer Branford Marsalis

New Jazz: Steve Khan, Rick Braun, Cyrille Aimee, Mack Avenue Superband
Reviews of Steve Khan, Rick Braun, Cyrille Aimee and Mack Avenue Superband

Freda Payne - Come Back To Me (Artistry Music/Mack Avenue)
A review of Freda Payne - Come Back To Me (Artistry Music/Mack Avenue)

Haas Kowert Tice - You Got This (Haas Kowert Tice)
A review of Haas Kowert Tice - You Got This (Haas Kowert Tice)

Yelena Eckemoff Quintet - A Touch Of Radiance (Yelena Eckemoff)
A review of Yelena Eckemoff Quintet - A Touch Of Radiance (Yelena Eckemoff)

New Music From Haas Kowert Tice, Yelena Eckemoff, Freda Payne and Sean Jones
Reviews of Haas Kowert Tice's You Got This, Yelena Eckemoff's A Touch Of Radiance, Freda Payne's Come Back To Me and Sean Jones' Never Before Seen.

Review: Rick Braun - Can You Feel It (Mack Avenue)
Review: Rick Braun - Can You Feel It (Mack Avenue)

Review: Mack Avenue Superband - Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival - 2013 (Mack Avenue)
Review: Mack Avenue Superband - Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival - 2013 (Mack Avenue)

Review: Cyrille Aimee - It's A Good Day (Mack Avenue)
Review: Cyrille Aimee - It's A Good Day (Mack Avenue)

Review: Steve Khan - Subtext (Tone Center)
A review of Steve Khan - Subtext (Tone Center)

Sean Jones Quartet - Im-pro-vise | Never Seen Before (Mack Avenue)
Sean Jones Quartet - Im-pro-vise | Never Seen Before (Mack Avenue)

Jaco Pastorius: Modern American Music...Period
Review of Jaco Pastorius: Modern American Music...Period

Arturo O'Farrill And The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: The Defense Of The Drum
A review of Arturo O'Farrill And The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: The Offense Of The Drum

John Clayton: Parlor Series, Volume 1
A review of John Clayton's

The Rippingtons: Fountain Of Youth Review
A review of The Rippingtons' Fountain Of Youth

What's Up With The Ripps
Reviews of The Rippingtons'

5 Essential Greg Osby Albums
The ever-restless Greg Osby has recorded jazz records of every stripe, from M-Base innovation to innovative approaches to the standards. Here are 5 Essential Greg Osby Albums.

5 Essential Mel Torme Albums
From his sets with Marty Paich to his ode to The Big Apple to his trio recording with George Shearing, here are 5 Essential Mel Torme Albums.

Essential Gabor Szabo
One of jazz's most innovative guitarists, Gabor Szabo recorded extensively during the 1960s and 70s. Here are 4 Essential Gabor Szabo albums from his impressive repertoire.

3 Essential (Jazz) Crusaders Albums
From their 60 year recording catalog, here are 3 Essential Crusaders Albums that should be part of any collection.

6 Great Jazz Funk Songs From The 60s and 70s
Five prime examples of Great Jazz Funk Songs From The 60s and 70s (plus a novelty tune from a band whose name and the word

5 New Jazz Albums Worth A Listen
The venerable Carmen Lundy gets soulful, Wadada Leo Smith experiments and Cyrus Chestnut stays true while Doug White and Chris Dundas speak the language. Here are 5 New Jazz Albums Worth A Listen.

5 Essential Eddie Harris
From his gold selling Exodus To Jazz to his universally recommended Swiss Movement set with Les McCann, here are Five Essential Eddie Harris Albums.

4 Jazz/Funk Bands That'll Get You Dancin'
From The Menahan Street Band to supergroup Rock Candy Funk Party, these four bands will get your booty shakin'.

10 Essential Jazz Trumpet Albums
From Louis Armstrong to Chuck Mangione, here are 10 Essential Jazz Trumpet Albums that should be included in every jazz collection.

8 Essential Jazz Piano Albums
From Jelly Roll Morton to Thelonius Monk, here are 8 Essential Jazz Piano Albums that should be included in every jazz collection.

7 Jazz Songs About Cats
A seven song set of jazz tunes about cats, to celebrate Adopt A Cat Month.

7 Jazz Songs For Your Dad
Father's Day is on the way so it makes perfect sense to spin a handful of cuts that speak to Daddy. Not all of them are about your father of origin but they make a great playlist just the same.

Top 10 Oldest Living Jazz Musicians
Here's our list of the Top 10 Oldest Living Jazz Musicians and some cool facts about them.

Top 10 Oldest Living Jazz Musicians
Here's our list of the Top 10 Oldest Living Jazz Musicians and some cool facts about them.

Jazz Drummer Max Roach Biography - Profile of Jazz Drummer Max Roach
Profile of Jazz Drummer Max Roach.

Hot Jazz Definition and Description
Hot jazz was an early style popularized by Louis Armstrong.

Stride Jazz Term - Definition of Jazz Term Stride
Stride is a style of piano jazz that originated in Harlem, New York during World War I.

Free Jazz & Free Improvisation: What's the Difference?
A brief look into what free jazz and free improvisation are, how they differ, and how they influence the jazz landscape today.

Top 10 Jazz Albums (Week of June 2, 2014)
Some sites do hours of research to come up with their charts. We just tell you what's good.

Freddie Hubbard Biography - Profile of Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard
Profile of Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard

5 Great Charlie Parker Performances
From his 1953 participation in

Saxual Healing: 7 Great Jazz Sax Solos (Found On Rock Records)
7 Great Jazz Sax Solos (Found On Rock Records)

Best Jazz Albums Of 2013
Best Jazz Albums Of 2013

Ten Most Famous Jazz Singers of All Time
Ten of the most famous jazz singers. From the days of early jazz and swing, jazz singers and instrumentalists have influenced each other's phrasing and melodic conceptions. This list is a mere introduction to the world of vocal jazz.

Ten Classic and Essential Jazz Albums
Ten Classic Jazz Recordings to Start Your Collection.

Jazz Album Review: Harvey Mason's "Chameleon"
Harvey Mason's new

Jazz Album Review: Mike Longo's "Step On It"
Read about the latest trio album from pianist Mike Longo, bassist Bob Cranshaw and drummer Lewis Nash.

Jazz Album Review: Elias Haslinder's "Live At The Gallery"
Learn more about Austin, Texas saxophonist Elias Haslanger's new album,

Jazz Album Review: Tom Chang's "Tongue And Groove"
A review of Tom Chang's album Tongue And groove.

Jazz Album Review: Jamie Saft - The New Standard
Review of The New Standard by Jamie Saft, Bobby Previte and Steve Swallow

Jazz Album Review: Omar Hakim - We Are One
A review of Theo Croker's AfroPhysicist

Jazz Album Review: Bernie Worrell's "Elevation: The Upper Air"
A review of Bernie Worrell's Elevation: The Upper Air

Jazz Concert Review: Spring Quartet (DeJohnette, Lovano, Spalding, Genovese)
A concert review of the Spring Quartet, featuring Esperanza Spalding, Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano and Leo Genovese

Jazz Music: New and Classic Songs, Playlists, Album Reviews
Discover new and classic jazz musicians. Browse top songs lists and album recommendations for John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and more.

2007 Jazz Releases
Read review of jazz albums that were released in 2007.

2008 Jazz Releases
2008 Jazz Releases - Reviews of Jazz Albums in 2008

Reviews of Jazz Albums - 2009 Jazz Album Reviews
Reviews of Jazz Albums in 2009

Jazz Reviews - Reviews of Classic Jazz Albums
Reviews of jazz recordings. Read classic jazz album reviews.

Jazz Artist Profiles - Artist Profiles of Jazz Musicians
Jazz Artist Profiles - Artist Profiles of Jazz Musicians

Concert Reviews
The live performance is central to the jazz aesthetic, as it is the only way to truly experience improvisation. Read my reviews of jazz concerts here.

Introduction to Jazz
Jazz is largely based on improvisation. It has evolved while balancing traditional forces with the pursuit of new ideas and approaches. Today jazz continues to expand at an exciting rate while following a similar path. Here you will find resources that shed light on the basics of one of the greatest musical developments in modern history.

Vocal Jazz Reviews - Reviews of Albums by Jazz Vocalists
Vocal jazz reviews. Reviews of recordings by jazz vocalists.

Artist Profiles - Latin Jazz
Latin Jazz - Profiles of Latin Jazz Artists

2010 Jazz Album Reviews - 2010 Jazz CDs
Reviews of jazz albums released in 2010.

Jazz Festivals - Jazz Festival Reviews
Jazz festival reviews.

2011 Jazz Albums - Jazz Albums Released in 2011
Jazz albums released in 2011.

Glossary of Jazz Slang and Styles - Definitions of Jazz Slang and Styles
A basic glossary of jazz slang terms and various jazz styles.

2012 Jazz Album Releases - Jazz Albums in 2012
Reviews of jazz albums released in 2012.

Jazz News
Jazz News

Jazz Reviews - Reviews of Jazz Concerts and CDs
Here you will find reviews of jazz albums and performances.

Glossary of Jazz Music Terms - Jazz Music Definitions
Expand your jazz vocabulary here, with a glossary of jazz music terms and slang used within the jazz community. The language used to talk about jazz can be just as complex and creative as the music itself.

Jazz Music History - Jazz Music Timeline
Explore jazz music history. It exploded into existence in the early 20th century, and has shot through the decades as an evolving and controversial art form. Straddling the line that separates popular music from art music, innovations of jazz masters have consistently rattled critics and audiences. Learn about the origins of this vivacious music, including important events and recordings.

Interviews
Jazz remains such a vibrant art form because its performers have vivid imaginations and dedication to their craft. Also, music has an oral tradition, so its ideas get passed down from one generation to the next. Below you can find interviews with artists whose words may shed light on the music they play.

Jazz Music Education - Jazz Music Pedagogy
Learning how to play jazz music primarily takes place on the bandstand, but since being recognized as an intricate art form, jazz programs have been shooting up in colleges and universities throughout the world. Here you will find links to collegiate jazz education programs, as well as camps and institutes that provide training and creative outlets for aspiring musicians.

Jazz Music Festivals - Jazz Music Shows
Jazz Music Festivals bring shows out of the clubs and into the streets, for celebrations that can last from a few days to several weeks. Sponsors make it possible for the biggest names in jazz as well as local or unknown musicians to come together in marathons of performances and educational events, exposing general audiences to the jazz spirit.

Jazz Music Photos Lists Resources - Jazz Music Pictures Songs Information
Here you will find links to libraries and institutes dedicated to preserving jazz materials, as well as photo galleries, lists of classic albums, and even a blogroll of various jazz sites around the web.

Jazz Singers Resource - Jazz Singers Information
Jazz singers have contributed a great deal to instrumental jazz, particularly its development of moods, ambiances, and phrases. The flexibility, freedom of expression, and virtuosity of jazz musicians throughout the years have allowed vocalists to experiment and thrive in ways that no other music can claim. Below is an overview of some famous jazz singers and their recordings and innovations.

5 Greatest Jazz Guitar Albums
Five essential jazz guitar albums by Charlie Christian, John Scofield, Django Reinhardt, Joe Pass and Wes Montgomery.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

More New Jazz Releases - March 2016
News on reissues of Maynard Ferguson plus new releases by Dave Fiuczynski and Roswell Rudd.

New Jazz Releases - March 2016
New albums from Kenny Barron and Melissa Aldana

More March Jazz News
Latest News on Mack Avenue and Verve Records.

Chorus - Jazz Term Definition
A chorus is a full cycle through the form of a jazz tune.

Biographies of Jazz Musicians
A list of ten biographies of legendary jazz musicians.

Comp - Jazz Term Definition
Comping is jazz lingo for

The Head - Jazz Term Definition
The head is the composed portion of the jazz performance.

What is Swing - Definition of Jazz Term Swing


Hard Bop: Jazz Term Definition
Hard Bop was a style based on bebop that drew from other types of African American music.

What is Free Jazz - Definition of Free Jazz
Free Jazz is a style developed in the 1950s and 60s that marked a distinct departure from tradition.

Bebop - Jazz Term Definition
Bebop is a jazz style that was developed in the 1940s.

March Jazz Music News
The latest news from the world of jazz, featuring Jodi Proznick, Wynton Marsalis and Cecil Taylor.

Bass Jazz Instrument Picture - Photo of Jazz Instrument Bass
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Clarinet Jazz Instrument Picture - Photo of Jazz Instrument Clarinet
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Drum Set Jazz Instrument Picture - Photo of Jazz Instrument Drum Set
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Guitar Jazz Instrument Picture - Photo of Jazz Instrument Guitar
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Piano Jazz Instrument Picture - Photo of Jazz Instrument Piano
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Saxophone Jazz Instrument Picture - Photo of Jazz Instrument Saxophone
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Trombone Jazz Instrument - Photo of Jazz Instrument Trombone
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Trumpet Jazz Instrument Picture - Photo of Jazz Instrument Trumpet
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Jazz Music Instruments - An Introduction
A photo gallery featuring the instruments typically used in jazz music.

Recommendation: Five Modern Jazz Albums
A list of five jazz albums from the past decade or so that might help someone just getting into jazz understand the modern jazz climate.

Classic Album Profile: 'Blue Train' by John Coltrane
Review of 'Blue Train' by John Coltrane.

Trumpeter Mario Bauza Biography
Profile of Trumpeter Mario Bauza

Charles Mingus Ah Um Review
Review of Charles Mingus' 1959 album 'Mingus Ah Um.'

Jazz History by Decade: 1910 - 1920
A glimpse at what was going on in jazz in the decade between 1910 and 1920.

Essential Stan Getz
Six essential albums from

More New Jazz Album Releases - February 2016
New music from Nolatet, Groove Legacy and Bill Stewart along with a classic rerelease from Thad Jones and Mel Lewis and a new piano groove from Mark Etheredge.

New Jazz Album Releases - February 2016
This month's new jazz releases include experimental fusion from Naked Truth, the return of pianist Renee Rosnes and a set from venerable drummer Herlin Riley.

Mumpbeak (RareNoise Records)
Mumpbeak (RareNoise Records). Jazz.

Suzanna Smith - Halfway Between Heaven And Love (Ink Pen)
Suzanna Smith - Halfway Between Heaven And Love (Ink Pen)

Bobby Watson - Check Cashing Day (Lafiya)
A review of Bobby Watson - Check Cashing Day (Lafiya)

Swingadelic - Toussaintville (Zoho)
A review of Swingadelic - Toussaintville (Zoho)

Attack Of The Indies - Independent Jazz Buyer's Guide (November 2013 Edition)
A buyer's guide featuring Swingadelic, Bobby Watson, singer Suzanna Smith and Mumpbeak.

Jazz and Pop Music - Jazz and Popularity
A discussion of the health of jazz music, and where it falls in relation to popular music.

Jazz New for January 2016
Napoleon jams with the kids, Lloyd continues to impress, Marsalis hits the road and the jazz community mourns the loss of Paul Bley.

6 Famous Bossa Nova Jazz Musicians
6 Famous Bossa Nova Jazz Musicians, including Getz, Bonfa and Jobim

7 More New Jazz Releases For May 2015
Brief summaries of seven albums coming out this month, including discs from Anthony Strong, Joanna Pascale, John Patitucci and Kamasi Washington.

Legendary Quartet To Drop New Album On Smoke This Summer
Smoke Sessions to release Heads Of State's debut album featuring Buster Williams, Al Foster, Larry Willis and Gary Bartz.

Jazz Album Review: Jerry Kalaf's "Welcome To Earth"
A jazz album review of Jerry Kalaf's

6 New Jazz Albums For October Listening
6 new records from the likes of Charles Lloyd, Bill Frisell, frank Catalano and Michael O'neill.

Jazz Album Review: Kirk Knuffke's "Arms And Hands"
A review of Kirk Knuffke's album Arms & Hands

Sullivan Fortner Wins 2015 Jazz Fellowship Award
Young pianist takes home $50,000 prize in competition.

Jazz Album Review: Sasha's Bloc's "Heart On Fire
An honorable stab at the styles of the masters with good songs and strong performances but little originality.

Sonny Rollins Picture - Photo of Jazz Saxophonist Sonny Rollins
Photo of jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins

Tony Malaby Picture - Photo of Jazz Saxophonist Tony Malaby
Photo of jazz saxophonist Tony Malaby. Page 9.

Ken Vandermark Picture - Photo of Jazz Saxophonist Ken Vandermark
Photo of jazz saxophonist Ken Vandermark. Page 8.

Miguel Zenon Picture - Photo of Jazz Saxophonist Miguel Zenon
Photo of jazz saxophonist Miguel Zenon. Page 7.

Jazz Piano Albums in 2010 - Modern Jazz Piano Albums
The piano seems to be at the forefront of innovation, perhaps because the instrument’s versatility makes it the easiest one with which to incorporate and combine distinct styles. This list consists of albums released in 2010 that demonstrate the vitality of piano music in contemporary jazz, whether it calls upon traditional jazz, classical music, free improvisation, or modern indie rock.

The World's Best Jazz Festival Guide
A list of the best jazz festivals from around the world.

Essential Billy Taylor
A look at four essential albums from jazz pianist Billy Taylor.

Jazz On The Road - Touring January 2016
A bunch of jazzers are hitting the road this month and beyond, including the Mack Avenue Superband, jazz fusionists Kneebody and artists from the Motema Records stable.

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New Jazz Releases - January 2016
January is for the ladies, as Lisa Hilton, Svetlana and the Delancey Five and Cyrille Aimee drop new records.

New and Recent Jazz Releases - December 2015
New jazz releases from Robin Eubanks, Maynard Ferguson, Christian Howes, Wes Montgomery, Sonny Shamrock and Darren Barrett.

Latest Jazz News - January 2016
Kansas City seeks to invest in jazz, HuffPo loves Smoke and Joey Alexander makes other 12-year old pianists feel a little lame.

5 Great Places To Buy Vinyl Jazz Records Online
Want to find jazz music on vinyl? Here are five great online sources to find jazz records on slabs on polyvinyl chloride.

Jazz Album Review: The Kandinsky Effect's "Somnambulist"
A very visual and cinematic group of writers and players, The Kandinsky Effect release their third album, Somnambulist.

Jazz Album Review: Accent's "Here We Are"
Promoting themselves as six guys from five countries with one sound, international a capella group Accent offer their debut album.

3 New Jazz Records You May or May Not Like
Chris Walden's Big band set. Jimmy McIntosh's aprty with his cool friends. Mike Stern and Eric Johnson's guitar god collaboration. Recommended or not?

4 Essential Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Albums
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10 Essential Jazz Saxophone Albums
A list of 10 Famous Jazz Saxophone Albums

4 Essential Tony Williams Albums
A quartet of essential albums recorded jazz fusion pioneer and drummer extraordinaire, Tony Williams, including his genre-busting debut, Life Time.

Essential Lou Donaldson
A profile of Sweet papa Lou Donaldson and a look at his essential albums.

Essential Kurt Elling
A profile of Kurt Elling along with three of his essential albums.

Essential Jeff Lobber Fusion
A biography of Jeff Lorber with three Essential Albums by his band, The Jeff Lorber Fusion.

3 Greatest Jazz/Rock Bands Of All Time
A list of 3 Great Jazz/Rock Bands

10 Famous Jazz Saxophonists
A list of 10 Famous Jazz Saxophonists

Jazz Album Review: Roberto Fonseca's "Yo"
A review of Roberto Fonseca's

Jazz Album Review: Stanley Clarke Band's "UP"
Stanley Clarke's UP is a solid albeit uninspired set, concocted with the help of friends like Stewart Copeland and Joe Walsh.

New Jazz Releases - November 2015
News on new releases by Robert Francis (channeling Chet Baker) a reissue of Coltrane's A Love Supreme and a lost live album by saxophonist Art Pepper.

Jazz News Now - November 2015
The latest jazz news, including award winners Jazzmen Horn and Wynton Marsalis and details about a highly-acclaimed book on tap dancing.

Jazz Education News
A Purdue engineering student debits a jazz piece and jazz masters Burton, Sanders and Shepp to be awarded.

Jazz Artist Profile and Album Review: Terry Adams and "Talk Thelonious"
A profile of pianist Terry Adams, best known as the leader of NRBQ, and a review of his new tribute to Monk,

Jazz Artist Profile and Album Review: AMP Trio and "m(y)our world"
A profile of jazz musicians Addison Frei, Matt Young and Perrin Grace and a review of their new album, m(y)our world, released as AMP Trio.

History of Jazz Saxophone - Saxophonists in Jazz History
A look at the saxophonists that helped turn the saxophone into one of the most iconic instruments of jazz. Page 2.

A History of the Saxophone in Jazz
A brief history of saxophonists in jazz.

Trombonist Pete McGuinness - Interview with Trombonist Pete McGuinness
James Hall discusses trombone playing, big band jazz arranging, and New York jazz with trombonist and singer Pete McGuinness

Interview with Trombonist and Vocalist Pete McGuinness
Trombonist Pete McGuinness gives advice for young musicians and talks about the New York City music scene in this interview with James Hall. Page 2.

Jazz Music and the Civil Rights Movement
Learn more about how jazz musicians Max Roach, Charles Mingus, and John Coltrane contributed to the civil rights movement. Page 2.

What's New In The World Of Jazz - October 2015
The latest news from the world of jazz, including Word Series wagers, improvising robots, a new film about Chet Baker and the passing of vocalist Mark Murphy

Jazz Artist Profile and Album Review: Barbara Dennerlein and "Christmas Soul"
A profile of Hammond B-3 wizard and jazz composer Barbara Dennerlein along with a review of her new album,

How Jazz Musicians Spoke Out for Racial Equality
A profile of civil rights in jazz. How jazz musicians spoke out for racial equality and social justice.

Kate McGarry Interview - Interview With Jazz Singer Kate McGarry
Interview with jazz singer Kate McGarry.

Jazz Singer Kate McGarry On New York
Page two of interview with jazz singer Kate McGarry. Page 2.

4 New Jazz Records For End Of Year Listening
Reviews of Allan Harris' Black Bar Jukebox, Ju Meets Moster and The Process: Jon Batiste, Chad Smith, Bill Laswell

6 Essential John Scofield Albums
A survey of 6 Essential John Scofield albums, drawn from his extensive catalog of solo recordings since 1977.

4 Essential Diana Krall Albums
From her debut in '96 to her brilliant pop history in 2012, here's a quartet of Diana Krall albums that belong in every record collection.

Jazz Album Review: Jamie Cullum's "Interlude"
A review of Jamie Cullum's forthcoming record,

New Jazz: Interstatic, Eric Reed, Cuong Vu, Eric Alexander, Bruce Barth and Orrin Evans
With the end of the month, we round up a six pack of records that have been sitting on our desk and spinning on our CD player.

3 Essential Paul Desmond Albums
The creator of Dave Brubeck's

Jazz Profile: Singer And Pianist Nina Simone
A profile of a legendary pianist Nina Simone, whose influence on jazz, rock and blues music is still felt years after her death.

Jazz Artist Profile: Bassist George Duvivier
A profile of respected jazz bassist George Duvivier.

Jazz Artist Profile: Trumpeter Roy Eldridge
A profile of influential trumpeter Roy Eldridge.

New Jazz Albums for October 2015
An overview of key October releases, including works by Bob Albanese, Miho Hazama and the trio of Mike Reed, Tomeika Reid and Nicole Mitchell.

New Jazz Releases for September 2015
Four new jazz records for September 2015, from Bob James and Nathan East, catherine Marie Charlton, Yelena Eckemoff and Kenyon Carter.

Essential Jazz Guitar Albums
A ongoing list of Essential Jazz Guitar Albums.

Jazz History by Decade - 1950 to 1960
A brief history of jazz between 1950 and 1960.

5 Freddie Hubbard Recordings - Important Freddie Hubbard Jazz Albums
A list of five important Freddie Hubbard recordings, representing different periods of his brilliant career.

9 Essential Jazz Love Songs
9 Essential Jazz Love Songs

Ten Important Swing-Era Jazz Musicians
A list of ten musicians from the swing era, the days of jazz when dance halls were packed to hear and dance to the best big bands from around the country. Although swing was popular music, artists such as the ones listed developed styles that influenced later musicians, into bebop and beyond, setting the stage for jazz to become the valued art form it is today.

10 Influential Bebop Jazz Musicians
A list of ten founders of bebop.

10 Famous Jazz Singers
A list of 10 Famous Jazz Singers, from Nat King Cole to Ella Fitzgerald to Lena Horne.

4 Famous Jazz Clarinetists, Part II
Biographies about 4 great clarinetists: Jimmy Giuffre, Artie Shaw, Bennie Goodman and Jimmy Dorsey.

Jazz Artist Profile: Zara McFarlane
A profile of jazz singer Zara McFarlane.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

85 Essential Jazz Fusion Albums
From Miles Davis to Tower of Power, here are 85 Essential 60s and 70s Jazz Fusion Albums.

Grants and Foundations
While jazz musicians find their music enriching, it is often not enriching in the financial sense. Here is a list of grants and foundations devoted to funding artistic projects and allowing the music to continue to thrive.

Jazz History by Decade - The 1930s and Swing
An overview of jazz in the 1930s, from The Great Depression to Charlie Parker.

Jazz Artist Profile: Wind Instrumentalist Joseph Jarman
A biography of Joseph Jarman, saxophone and reed player and longtime member of Art Ensemble of Chicago and the Association for the Advancement of Creative Music.

Profile: Jazz Bassist Chuck Israels
A biography of jazz bassist Chuck Israels, who played with many famous musicians during the 1950s and 1960s, including Eric Dolphy and Bill Evans.

New Jazz Albums for September 2015
Four new records coming out this month from Cecile McLorin Salvant, Danny Grissett, Tony Bennett and Lizz Wright

Essential Javon Jackson
A profile of jazz saxophonist Javon Jackson with reviews of his three most essential albums.

Essential Bobby Hutcherson
Two essential albums that highlight the genius of legendary vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, recorded 20 years apart.

Essential Joe Zawinul
The three most important records by Joe Zawinul, one of jazz fusion's pioneering composers and keyboardists.

Jazz Concert Review: Elling Swings Sinatra
A review of Kurt Elling's Sinatra tribute concert at the Portland Jazz Festival.

Essential David Sanborn
A look at the essential albums of one of jazz's most widely-recorded saxophonists.

Jazz Album Review: Chris Dingman's "The Subliminal And The Sublime"
A review of Chris Dingman's

Essential Novels About Jazz
Six excellent novels that speak to the beauty of jazz.

Essential Jazz Journalists
Profiles of four of jazz's most important writers.

Essential Jazz reference Books
An overview of three essential jazz reference books.

Jazz Album Review: Steve Turre's "Spiritman"
Steve Turre's new album, Spiritman, finds the trombonist getting back to his swinging roots.

12 Things You Need To Know About Keith Jarrett
12 Facts About Jazz Pianist Keith Jarrett

3 New Jazz Releases Coming In June 2015
News of three new albums coming in June 2015 from singer Tiffany Austin, saxophonist Bob Mintzer and trumpeter Terrell Stafford.

13 Facts You Need To Know About Miles Davis
13 Facts You Need To Know About Miles Davis

13 Facts You Need To Know About Miles Davis
13 Facts You Need To Know About Miles Davis

5 Things You Need To Know About Jazz St. Louis
Learn five important things about Jazz St. Louis, the non-profit organization that's keeping St. Louis' jazz heritage alive and moving the idiom into the future.

15 Things You Need To Know About Benny Goodman
15 Important Facts About

13 Facts You Need To Know About Jazz Pianist Andrew Hill
13 facts You Need To Know About Jazz Pianist Andrew Hill, from his early years through his key recordings to his life as a teacher.

13 Facts You Need To Know About Jazz Pianist Andrew Hill
13 facts You Need To Know About Jazz Pianist Andrew Hill, from his early years through his key recordings to his life as a teacher.

17 Facts You Need To Know About Jazz Bassist Stanley Clarke
17 Facts You Need To Know About Stanley Clarke, from his earliest days to his religious inclinations.

17 Facts You Need To Know About Jazz Bassist Stanley Clarke
17 Facts You Need To Know About Stanley Clarke, from his earliest days to his religious inclinations.

13 Facts You Need To Know About Jazz Singer Lena Horne
13 facts you need to know about jazz singer and civil rights activist, the beloved Lena Horne.

13 Facts You Need To Know About Jazz Singer Lena Horne
13 facts you need to know about jazz singer and civil rights activist, the beloved Lena Horne.

Our Favorite Albums of 2015...So Far
Four of our favorite albums of 2015, from one of our favorite saxophonists, a great young trumpeter and a fine singer.

4 New Jazz Release for August 2015
Four new releases from pianists Catherine Marie Charlton and Donald Vega, Afro-Peruvian star Gabriel Alegria and roots jazz ensemble The Bumper Jacksons.

New Jazz Albums and Tours for August 2015
Two new albums and two new tours to talk about here, as we look in on Kait Dunton, Yelena Eckemoff, Lizz Wright and Snarky Puppy.

Jazz Festivals Across The Country Get Ready To Swing
A look at what's happening with jazz festivals around the country.

3 Essential Jazz Recordings By Trumpeter Lee Morgan
A survey of three essential albums by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan.

4 Essential Albums From Jazz Saxophonist Hank Mobley
A selection of 4 of the best jazz albums by legendary bebop saxophonist Hank Mobley.

17 Facts You Need To Know About David Sanborn
17 facts you need to know about legendary alto saxophonist David Sanborn.

17 Facts You Need To Know About David Sanborn
17 facts you need to know about legendary alto saxophonist David Sanborn.

5 Essential Jazz Guitar Records
An overview of four of jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell's best records from the 1950s.

11 Facts You Need To Know About Jazz Trumpeter Erskine Hawkins
A scant dozen facts about the legendary jazz trumpeter Erskine Hawkins, composer of

An Introduction to Bossa Nova Music
An introduction to bossa nova music, a combination of west coast cool jazz and Brazilian samba.

6 Essential Bossa Nova Jazz Songs
6 Essential Bossa Nova Jazz Songs by legends like Jobim, Getz and Gilberto

Blue Note Signs Saxman Charles Lloyd
Legendary saxman join the venerable Blue Note imprint for the release of Wild Man Suite.

On Deck: Brubeck Trib From Karla Harris and
Spring brings two new vocal albums from Karla Harris and Harold Mabern, the latter of whom welcomes the likes of Norah Jones and Gregory Porter to the studio.

Jazz Concert Review: Diana Krall
A review of Diana Krall's concert at Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, CO, September 25, 2013

Review: Terence Blanchard - Magnetic
A review of Terence Blancard's Magnetic

Return To Forever's Last Three Albums
A look at the last three albums from the jazz fusion pioneers.

Jazz Album Review: David Sanborn's "Time And The River"
A review of David Sanborn's new album, Time And The River.

Attack Of The Indies - Independent Jazz Buyer's Guide (December 2013 Edition)
A review of releases by Bill McBirney, Randy Brecker and Anton Schwartz

Bill McBirney - Find Your Place (Self-Released)
Bill McBirney - Find Your Place (Self-Released)

Randy Brecker - Brecker Brothers Reunion Band (Piloo Records)
Randy Brecker - Brecker Brothers Reunion Band (Piloo Records)

Anton Schwartz - Flash Mob (AntonJazz)
Anton Schwartz - Flash Mob (AntonJazz)

Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet
A photo of Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet. Page 2.

Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet
A photo of Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet

Maceo Parker Photo Gallery
A Photo Gallery of Maceo Parker. Jazz. Page 14.

Maceo Parker Photo Gallery
A Photo Gallery of Maceo Parker. Jazz. Page 16.

Rodney Curtis, Maceo Parker Band, Bumbershoot, Seattle 8/31/13
Jazz. Page 21.

Will Boulware, Maceo Parker Band, Bumbershoot, Seattle 8/31/13
Jazz. Page 20.

Will Boulware, Maceo Parker Band, Bumbershoot, Seattle 8/31/13
Jazz. Page 19.

Maceo Parker Photo Gallery
A Photo Gallery of Maceo Parker. Jazz. Page 10.

Maceo Parker Photo Gallery
A Photo Gallery of Maceo Parker. Jazz. Page 8.

Marcus Parker, Maceo Parker Band, Bumbershoot, Seattle 8/31/13
Jazz. Page 3.

Rodney Curtis, Maceo Parker Band, Bumbershoot, Seattle 8/31/13
Jazz. Page 5.

Rodney Curtis, Maceo Parker Band, Bumbershoot, Seattle 8/31/13
Jazz. Page 6.

Chet Baker and Art Pepper – Playboys (World Pacific, 1956)
A look at Chet Baker and Art Pepper – Playboys (World Pacific, 1956)

Kenny Burrell – I Love Burrell/Live at the Village Vanguard (Chess, 1959)
A look at Kenny Burrell – I Love Burrell/Live at the Village Vanguard (Chess, 1959)

The Australian Jazz Quartet (Bethlehem, 1957)
A look at The Australian Jazz Quartet (Bethlehem, 1957)

George Arvenitis Trio – Cocktail For Three (Pretoria, 1959)
A look at George Arvenitis Trio – Cocktail For Three (Pretoria, 1959)

Joe Albany with Warne Marsh – The Right Combination (Riverside, 1957)
A look at Joe Albany with Warne Marsh – The Right Combination (Riverside, 1957)

Truly Terrible Jazz Album Covers
A survey of five truly terrible jazz album covers

13 Things You Need To Know About Woody Herman And His Bands
13 Important Facts About Jazz Bandleader and Wind Player Woody Herman.

13 Things You Need To Know About Woody Herman And His Bands
13 Important Facts About Jazz Bandleader and Wind Player Woody Herman.

Jazz Album Review: Karla Harris Sings The Dave and Iola Brubeck Songbook
A valiant but, ultimately, mediocre effort to set words to the music of Dave Brubeck.

Jazz Album Review: Michael Valeanu's "Hard To Cook"
A jazz album review of Michael Valeanu's

Jazz Album Review: Dave Miller and Rebecca DuMaine's "The Consequence Of You"
A review of The Dave Miller Trio and Rebecca Dumaine's The Consequence of You

Jazz Album Review: Petros Klampanis' "Minor Dispute"
A review of Petros Klampanos album

7 New Jazz Releases For May 2015
Brief summaries of seven albums coming out this month, including discs from Antonio Sanchez, Matthew Stevens, Joe Alterman, Vincent Herring and Michael Dees.

5 Famous Jazz Clarinetists
A list of 5 Famous Jazz Pianists

Jazz Profile: Bebop Trumpeter Kenny Dorham
A profile of bebop jazz trumpeter, leader and sideman Kenny Dorham

3 Chicken Recipes Charlie Parker Loved
Three of Charlie 'Yardbird' Parker's favorite chicken recipes.

Essential Wayne Henderson
Three key solo records from Wayne Henderson, The Jazz Crusaders' founding trombonist.

Essential Ronnie Laws
A Trio Of The Underrated Saxophonist's Best Albums

Essential Hubert Laws
Legendary jazz flautist Hubert Laws' two most essential albums.

Essential Clark Terry
A look at two essential albums by the venerable trumpeter, who passed away on February 21, 2015 at the age of 95.

Jazz Album Review: 'Introducing Katie Thiroux'
An admirable first shot over the bow for bassist, singer and composer Katie Thiroux.

Jazz Review: Eddie Henderson's "Collective Portrait"
A review of Eddie Henderson's jazz album,

Singers Gotta Sing
Reviews of Sachal's

Somi and Bebel Gilberto
Somi and Bebel Gilberto. Jazz.

Darrell Grant
Darrell Grant. Jazz. Page 3.

Bebel Gilberto
bebel Gilberto. Jazz. Page 4.

Bebel Gilberto
Bebel Gilberto. Jazz. Page 5.

Somi
Somi. Jazz. Page 2.

Bebel's PDXJazz Set
Jazz.

Somi's Concert Set
Concert photos and review of Bebel Gilberto and Somi, Portland Jazz Festival 2015

Bebel Gilberto Takes The Stage
Jazz.

The Story Behind Somi
Concert photos and review of Bebel Gilberto and Somi, Portland Jazz Festival 2015

Festival Launches With Sets From Somi and Bebel Gilberto
Concert photos and review of Bebel Gilberto and Somi, Portland Jazz Festival 2015

Motema Drops New Sets From Donnay And Galore
Motema Records offers up classic 'jass' from Roberta Donnay and The Prohibition Mob Band while Andy Galore's packs a bunch with

Jazz Album Review: Hypercolor
Wanted: Listeners. Must Love Guitar. A review of New York jazz noise trio Hypercolor's debut album.

New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Announces Lineup
Don't Worry: There actually will be jazz performers there!

4 More Essential Jazz Guitarists
From Herb Ellis to Pat Metheny -- with Burrell and Martino -- four more essential jazz guitarists to consider.

3 New Jazz Titles For End Of Year Listening
Reviews of new albums by Adam Birnbaum, Laura Dreyer and the Mole Trio.

Ultimate Jazz Christmas Playlist
A swingin' playlist for a Merry Jazzmas!

Ultimate Jazz Christmas Playlist
A swingin' playlist for a Merry Jazzmas!

Ultimate Jazz Christmas Playlist
A swingin' playlist for a Merry Jazzmas!

Ultimate Jazz Christmas Playlist
A swingin' playlist for a Merry Jazzmas!

Ultimate Jazz Christmas Playlist
A swingin' playlist for a Merry Jazzmas!

Ultimate Jazz Christmas Playlist
A swingin' playlist for a Merry Jazzmas!

Review: Markey Blue: Hey Hey (Delta Groove)
Review: Markey Blue: Hey Hey (Delta Groove)

Review: Claire Martin: Time And Place (Linn)
A review of Claire Martin - Time and Place (Linn)

New Jazz: Claire Martin and Markey Blue
Read reviews of Claire Martin's

5 Essential Jazz Guitarists
A baker's half dozen of guitar heroes who are part of the essential jazz canon, from Django to Joe.

Jazz History Timeline by Decade
Jazz music history arranged by decade. Read about advances made and important events in jazz in each decade since 1900.

60 Soul Jazz Grooves From The 60s
A super 60-song list of super 60s Soul Jazz, featuring Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Richard

60 Soul Jazz Grooves From The 60s
A super 60-song list of super 60s Soul Jazz, featuring Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Richard

60 Soul Jazz Grooves From The 60s
A super 60-song list of super 60s Soul Jazz, featuring Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Richard

60 Soul Jazz Grooves From The 60s
A super 60-song list of super 60s Soul Jazz, featuring Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Richard

60 Soul Jazz Grooves From The 60s
A super 60-song list of super 60s Soul Jazz, featuring Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Richard

60 Soul Jazz Grooves From The 60s
A super 60-song list of super 60s Soul Jazz, featuring Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Richard

9 Luscious Jazz Standards For Late Night Listening
Here's a playlist of 9 luscious jazz tunes, from Sonny Rollins to Barbra Streisand, for lavish late night listening.

3 New Jazz Albums We Highly Recommend
Here are reviews of three albums we think you'll really like: Branford Marsalis' new solo piece, Joe Hakim's

Jazz Buyer's Guide - Guitarist Mike Stern
A buyer's guide of Mike Stern's three best albums.

Mike Stern: Upside Down (Atlantic, 1986)
A review of Mike Stern: Upside Down (Atlantic, 1986)

Mike Stern: Odds Or Evens (Atlantic, 1991)
A review of Mike Stern: Odds Or Evens (Atlantic, 1991)

Mike Stern: Play (Atlantic, 1999)
A review of Mike Stern: Play (Atlantic, 1999)

Max Roach - Max Roach + 4 (1957)
Max Roach - Max Roach + 4 (1957) Review

Jazz Buyer's Guide - Bebop Trumpeter Kenny Dorham
A buyer's guide of Kenny Dorham's best five albums.

Kenny Dorham Quintet (1953)
A review of Kenny Dorham Quintet

Afro-Cuban (1955)
A review of Kenny Dorham's album Afro-Cuban.

Quiet Kenny (1959)
A review of Kenny Dorham's Quiet Kenny album

Jazz Contemporary (1960)
A review of Kenny Dorham's Jazz Contemporary

Bold Conceptions (1963)
A review of Bob James' Bold Conceptions

Buyer's Guide - Bob James
A buyer's guide suggesting the five best albums from Bob James.

BJ4 (1977)
A review of Bob James' BJ4. Jazz.

Heads (1977)
A review of bob James' Heads album

Touchdown (1978)
A review of Bob James' Touchdown album

Take It From The Top (2004)
Bob James, Take It From The Top review

Buyer's Guide - Nelson Riddle
A buyer's guide suggesting the five best albums that include arrangements by Nelson Riddle.

Nat King Cole - Song For Two In Love (1954)
A buyer's guide suggesting the five best albums that include arrangements by Nelson Riddle.

Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney - Fancy Meeting You Here (1958)
A buyer's guide suggesting the five best albums that include arrangements by Nelson Riddle.

Kiri Te Kanawa - Blue Skies (1985)
A buyer's guide suggesting the five best albums that include arrangements by Nelson Riddle.

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Songs of George and Ira Gershwin (1959)
A buyer's guide suggesting the five best albums that include arrangements by Nelson Riddle.

Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me (1958)
An image of Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me (1958)

4 Jazz Musicians Who Died Young
In general, it seems jazz musicians tend to live considerably longer than their rock contemporaries. Some jazzers are still performing well into their 80s. Some, however, died young, as this list attests.

Review: Kenny Werner: Coalition (Half Note)
A review of Kenny Werner: Coalition (Half Note)

Review: Conrad Herwig: The Latin Side of Joe Henderson (Half Note)
Review: Conrad Herwig: The Latin Side of Joe Henderson (Half Note)

New Jazz: Kenny Werner, Conrad Herwig and Toco
Read reviews of Kenny Werner's

Toco: Memoria (Schema)
Toco: Memoria (Schema). Jazz.

New Jazz: Eric Reed, Mitch Haupers, Iain Matthews and Egbert Derix
Eric Reed finds his groove, Mitch Haupers does something

Eric Reed: Groovewise (Smoke Sessions)
A review of Eric Reed: Groovewise (Smoke Sessions)

Review: Mitch Haupers: Invisible Cities (Self-Released)
Review: Mitch Haupers'

Iain Matthews and Egbert Derix – In The Now (Omnivore)
Jazz.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band. Page 8.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band. Page 7.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band. Page 6.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band. Page 5.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 3.

Diana Krall Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of Diana Krall's Glad Rag Doll concert, Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 25, 2013

Diana Krall Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of Diana Krall's Glad Rag Doll concert, Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 25, 2013. Page 3.

Diana Krall Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of Diana Krall's Glad Rag Doll concert, Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 25, 2013. Page 2.

Diana Krall Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of Diana Krall's Glad Rag Doll concert, Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 25, 2013. Page 6.

Diana Krall Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of Diana Krall's Glad Rag Doll concert, Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 25, 2013. Page 5.

Diana Krall Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of Diana Krall's Glad Rag Doll concert, Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 25, 2013. Page 4.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band. Page 4.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band. Page 3.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band. Page 2.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 14.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 11.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 13.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 2.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 9.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 6.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 15.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 12.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 10.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 5.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 8.

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories. Page 7.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 12.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 11.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 13.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 14.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 15.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 16.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 17.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 5.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 10.

Jazz
Jazz. Page 4.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 3.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 7.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 8.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 21.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 22.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 23.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 24.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 25.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 6.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 2.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 9.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013. Page 9.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013. Page 8.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013

John Scofield and His Uberjam Band
Photos from John Scofield's appearance with his Uberjam Band at The String Cheese Incident, North Plains, Oregon, August 4, 2013

John Scofield and His Uberjam Band
Photos from John Scofield's appearance with his Uberjam Band at The String Cheese Incident, North Plains, Oregon, August 4, 2013. Page 4.

John Scofield and His Uberjam Band
Photos from John Scofield's appearance with his Uberjam Band at The String Cheese Incident, North Plains, Oregon, August 4, 2013. Page 5.

John Scofield and His Uberjam Band
Photos from John Scofield's appearance with his Uberjam Band at The String Cheese Incident, North Plains, Oregon, August 4, 2013. Page 3.

John Scofield and His Uberjam Band
Photos from John Scofield's appearance with his Uberjam Band at The String Cheese Incident, North Plains, Oregon, August 4, 2013. Page 2.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 4.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 19.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 20.

Quartette Humaine
Photos of Quartette Humaine, Vancouver, WA, August 25, 2013. Page 18.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013. Page 7.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013. Page 6.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013. Page 5.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013. Page 4.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013. Page 3.

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013. Page 2.

Hot 8 Brass Band Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of the Hot 8 Brass Band

Steely Dan, Portland, OR, August 13, 2013
A gallery of Steely Dan performing in Portland, OR, August 13, 2013

John Scofield and His Uberjam Band
Photos from John Scofield's appearance with his Uberjam Band at The String Cheese Incident, North Plains, Oregon, August 4, 2013

Ernie Watts and New Stories
A photo gallery of Ernie Watts and New Stories