Remembering Michael Brecker

On January 13 2007, two and a half years after being diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (1), and just one month […]



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The Jazz File: European Offerings

Some have called the blues the most influential art form that Americans have ever unleashed on the world. Considering these […]


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The Jazz File: My Grammy Picks

Some of you are probably thinking, “Why would a self-respecting jazz writer give a rat’s rear about the Grammy Awards?” […]


The Jazz File

December is here, the holiday season…a time for wanton acts of kindness, endless shopping, and (of course) every music critics’ […]