Forrest Dylan Bryant will lead a conversation with historian John William Templeton at the Mechanics Institute Library in San Francisco, Tuesday November 16 at 6 p.m. The event is being held in honor of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Templeton’s novel Cakewalk is a murder mystery set amidst the birth of San Francisco jazz, and was written during NaNoWriMo in … [read more]
Ana Lucia Bizinover took advantage of Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi’s visit to Rio (he has lived in the U.S. for over 35 years) and interviewed him regarding his new album Simpatico. It will be broadcast (follow this link) on October 17, at 6 p.m. Rio de Janeiro time.
Forrest Dylan Bryant was as surprised as anybody to find himself returning … [read more]
Dr. Ana Isabel Ordonez is a biologist, writer, editor at Jazzreview.com and AllAboutJazz.com, independent filmmaker, music/art promoter, producer and chair of La Belle Usine, and the founder and Executive Director of Ruby Flower Records.
Wilbert Sostre, a freelance writer and musician based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a regular contributor to JazzTimes, Jazzreview.com and his own blogs, … [read more]
John Abbott and Bob Blumenthal will be discussing and signing copies of their new book Saxophone Colossus: A Portrait of Sonny Rollins (Abrams) at the Tribeca Barnes & Noble, 97 Warren Street in Manhattan, on Tuesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. Sonny Rollins has graciously agreed to participate.
Larry Appelbaum reviewed jazz festivals in Vancouver and Molde, Norway for JazzTimes… [read more]
David R. Adler has accepted a position as adjunct lecturer in jazz history at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College.
Russ Davis covered the Montreal Jazz Festival, producing two complete shows for Voice of America, and has also produced various special programs for his online radio channel for Modern Jazz MOJA Radio, http://www.mojaradio.com). Russ has also written a … [read more]
Ed Bride, freelance writer and president of Berkshires Jazz, Inc., recently presented the first “Berkshires Jazz Living Legends” award to NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston. The pianist appeared in concert in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the Berkshire Hills in western Massachusetts for the first time in a decade. Berkshires Jazz organized the concert and included a “meet the media” panel chaired by … [read more]
Chuck Vecoli of Chicago is a drummer and staff writer for Jazzreview.com.
Jim Wilke, based in Seattle, is a writer and recording engineer who has served as producer and host of Public Radio International’s Jazz After Hours since 1984.… [read more]
David R. Adler wrote liner notes for Alex Sipiagin’s Generations: Dedicated to Woody Shaw. He’ll soon write a piece on Fred Hersch to appear in JazzTimes, as well as notes for a forthcoming BEE Jazz trio session with Jerome Sabbagh, Ben Monder and Daniel Humair.
Laurence Donohue-Greene, Managing Editor of All About Jazz-New York (newyork.allaboutjazz.com), wrote liner … [read more]
Matt Marshall, a freelance writer based in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is a regular contributor to All About Jazz, Jazz Inside and Cleveland Scene.
Jack Reilly, of Beachwood, New Jersey, is a composer, pianist, author and president of Unichrom CDs/DVDs.… [read more]
David R. Adler published a cover story on Pat Metheny’s Orchestrion in the April 2010 issue of JazzTimes. His feature on saxophonist David S. Ware will run in the magazine’s June 2010 issue. He is grateful to be nominated for the 2010 Helen Dance-Robert Palmer Award for Review and Feature Writing.
Forrest Dylan Bryant says a tearful goodbye in … [read more]