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Looking Back – Best of 2023: The Newport Jazz Festival

May 20, 2024  •  

                    The Charles Lloyd Quartet © Kevin R. Mason The 2023 Newport Jazz Festival (NJF) was held from August 4 to […]

May’s EP: Epilogue and Prologue, Comings and Goings in Twin Cities Jazz

April 30, 2024  •  

Happy Apple performs two nights at Berlin, May 10-11 Note: Again, EP replaces The Lead Sheet, offering a look back at some great performances last month and looking ahead to […]

Our Jazz Hero, Steve Heckler

April 16, 2024  •  

Our Jazz Hero, Steve Heckler The Jazz Journalists Association annually recognizes individuals “who go beyond their job titles to have have significant impact in their local communities by supporting jazz […]

Mal Waldron & Steve Lacy: The Mighty Warriors: Live in Antwerp 

April 5, 2024  •  

By Don Berryman – Photos by Hugo Peeters Mal Waldron, photo by Hugo Peeters Last year I reviewed the newly found recording from Mal Waldron Searching In Grenoble: The 1978 […]

EP April: Epilogue/Prologue (Replacing the Lead Sheet)

March 28, 2024  •  

KBEM’s Jazz Legends of 2023 with Patty Peterson and supporting musicians (2024 Legends event at the Minnesota History Center, April 14) As you may have noticed, this is not the […]

Yusef Lateef Atlantis Lullaby: The Concert in Avignon

March 6, 2024  •  

By Don Berryman Yusef Lateef ©1977 Veryl Oakland, Atlantis Lullaby: The Concert in Avignon presents a never-before-released performance featuring Yusef Lateef in a quartet with fellow jazz greats Kenny […]