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Road Meetings: Mark Stryker, Detroit

Sep 16th, 2011 | By
My main job at the Detroit Free Press is to cover classical music as a beat writer and a critic and then my other duties at the Free Press are to cover visual art, broad-based cultural news, arts and cultural news, and jazz. So we fit it in as best we can because jazz is a passion of mine.


Panama Jazz Festival 2011: Thoughts on jazz, journalism and national culture

Jan 26th, 2011 | By

Panama is not known for its jazz scene, and currently there isn’t really a conversation about jazz in the small Central American nation. But Danilo Pérez, through his stewardship of the Panama Jazz Festival and the Danilo Pérez Foundation, is beginning to impact and slowly change this reality by attracting world-class talent and institutionalizing community-oriented music projects.

As a journalist … [read more]