Sunday Sep 25, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Bill Frisell's homage to the songs of John Lennon, "All We Are Saying...," to be released on September 27, is a tour de force.
Sunday Sep 18, 2011 45:00 PM ET
As he heads off on a three-month tour to support his newest release, Pat Metheny talks to The Morton Report about the current state of jazz guitar, and more.
Sunday Sep 18, 2011 50:00 PM ET
“For me, the luminosity of sound has always been a goal,” Manfred Eicher tells the camera in an early sequence of Sounds and Silence: Travels With Manfred Eicher [ECM]. “A beautifully ringing tone, for instance, is like the streak of...
Wednesday Sep 14, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Rare is the hardcore jazz musician under 40 who hasn’t soaked up the contents of the seven CDs that comprise Miles Davis: The Complete Live at the Plugged Nickel: 1965.Released in 1995, and long out of print, that box set...
Monday Sep 12, 2011 30:00 AM ET
The publicity credits for Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label [Rizzoli Press], which hits the market in early October, cite co-authors Bill Adler and Dan Charnas, essayist Kelefa Sanneh, and label founders Rick...
Thursday Sep 8, 2011 00:00 PM ET
That guitarist Stanley Jordan, 52, is one of the most spectacular improvisers ever to play his instrument is reaffirmed on his September 27 release, "Friends" (Mack Avenue).
Wednesday Sep 7, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Any short list of candidates for the fictional title of “world’s greatest living jazz musician” would have to include tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins—who turns 81 today—directly at the top.
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