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Innerviews: A Book Review

Feb 14th, 2011 | By

Innerviews: Music Without Borders
By Anil Prasad
Abstract Logix, Cary, North Carolina, 2010; 315 pp.; $23.99 paperback

Review by Alex W. Rodriguez

Anil Prasad, a San Francisco-based music journalist whose writing encompasses jazz as well as rock, world music and beyond, has developed a compelling method for interviewing musicians. Through long, in-depth conversations and open-ended questions free of clichés to … [read more]



New #jazzlinks hashtag effort at WBGO-FM

Jan 6th, 2011 | By

Hello fellow jazz writers,

I am writing to share some good news! WBGO, 88.3 FM in Newark, New Jersey, has recently created a new staff position, Digital Content Editor, which I have been hired to fill. Part of my new job description is to develop services at the WBGO website that can serve our listeners and jazz fans across the world. One of the … [read more]



How We Talk About Jazz in 2010

May 24th, 2010 | By

It’s been just over a year that I have semi-officially considered myself a jazz writer. It started with this post, which began as an essay for a graduate course on jazz and film (I am currently finishing my MA in Jazz History and Research at Rutgers-Newark, the only masters program currently offered in jazz history worldwide). Since then I’ve been … [read more]