Whenever Dirty Harry isn't blasting the brains outta unlucky punks or snarling at empty smartass socialist chairs, he's keeping it cool with a copy of "Ornithology." That's right ... Clint Eastwood is a jazz junkie. He has produced and directed Bird, a biopic about bebop pioneer and heroin casualty ... More >>
Baroness Pannonica de Koenigswarter still looms in the margins of jazz history. Until now, her contributions during the Fifties, Sixties, and Seventies were known mostly to insiders, aficionados, historians, and journalists eager to sensationalize her association with the death of Charlie Parker, wh ... More >>
But youll enjoy it in the West.
Roll to Afro-Cuban rhythm during this summer concert series.
The Legendary Max Roach At work In sad news, great jazz percussionist Max Roach passed away yesterday at the age of 83. He'd been sick for some time according to reports and died on Wednesday in a Manhattan hospital. Roach was one of the well noted innovators of bebop jazz and worked with everyone ... More >>
The Cellar Door Sessions 1970 (Sony)
Erstwhile Smiths spin in Miami
Hard Groove (Verve)
Who knew you knew Tom Dowd, or at least heard him
Conjunto Progreso does Latin like it should be
Weekend Jazz Saturday with Tracy Fields
88 Jazz Place Overnight Session with Bob Parlocha
Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi plays it every which way
The new Jimi Hendrix box offers too much of a not-so-great thing
The Charlie Watts/Jim Keltner Project
(Higher Octave Music)
October 8 - 14, 1998
April 16 - 22, 1998
April 9-15, 1998
Ramsey Lewis still mines the pop world for hidden jazz grooves
Richie Gerber showcases health food and jazz jams
Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis refuses to slide on his brothers' reps
Scientists reveal rare and aggressive species! Hide (or seek) those old records before it's too late!