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JJA Member Updates: August 2012

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

 

Nancy Barell‘s 190th Edition of “Jazz Spotlight On Sinatra ” is airing now. We are doing very well attracting new listeners daily after being on the air for 6 1/2 years. The program is ranked 25 … [read more]



JJA Member Updates: July 2012

Jul 18th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

 

Gregg Akkerman‘s new book, The Last Balladeer: The Johnny Hartman Story (“Studies in Jazz, ” Scarecrow Press), was officially released July 3 to commemorate the singer’s 89th birthday. To mark the release, on June 23 … [read more]



JJA Member Updates: June 2012

Jun 10th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

 

David R. Adler wrote the July 2012 cover story for JazzTimes on guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli. He’s currently working on a JazzTimes feature about the commercial decline of “smooth jazz.” In early August he is expecting the … [read more]



JJA Member Updates: May 2012

May 8th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

 

Nancy Barell has just uploaded her 185th  edition of “Jazz Spotlight On Sinatra.” She has been on the air for over 6 1/2 years and is gaining new listeners every day, now ranking 25th out of … [read more]



JJA Member Updates: April 2012

Apr 9th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

 

Gregg Akkerman published the first entry in a new column for All About Jazz . The column, “Jazz on the 90th Floor,” will focus on singers of the Great American Songbook with jazz leanings and the … [read more]



JJA Member Updates: March 2012

Mar 7th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

Shaun Brady wrote the cover stories on Vijay Iyer for the January/February issue of JazzTimes and on Robert Glasper for the March issue of Downbeat. He recently profiled Esperanza Spalding and Theo Bleckmann for Jazziz and … [read more]



JJA Members Updates: February 2012

Feb 7th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

David R. Adler will present a paper on late ’20s big bands during the 2012 EMP Pop Conference (March 22-25 in New York). He’ll focus on Chicago and Harlem bandleaders featured on the CD Hot House Stomp[read more]



JJA Members Updates: December 2011

Dec 6th, 2011 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

Angelika Beener spotlights both veteran and rising start pianists on her Alternate Takes jazz blog.  Geri Allen discusses her new album, A Child Is Born, the first Christmas album from the jazz master.  A feature is … [read more]



JJA Members Updates: November 2011

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

Angelika Beener is pleased to be a new member of The Jazz Journalists Association.  This month, Angelika interviews producer, DJ, and one third of the iconic hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, for … [read more]



JJA Members Updates: October 2011

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

David R. Adler is teaching jazz history to 38 freshmen undergrads this semester at Queens College. He wrote about Nicholas Payton for JazzTimes and is currently writing a feature for the same magazine on Michael Feinstein. In … [read more]