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Mal Waldron – Searching in Grenoble: The 1978 Solo Piano Concert – Tompkins Square

January 2, 2023  •  

By Don Berryman Searching In Grenoble: The 1978 Solo Piano Concert is a previously unissued recording of jazz pianist and composer Mal Waldron’s mesmerizing solo performance at the “Five Days […]

Charles Mingus – The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s – Resonance Records

December 18, 2022  •  

by Don Berryman Charles Mingus – Courtesy of Sue Mingus and Jazz Workshop, Inc I can think of few others who embody the phrase “larger than life’ as Charles Mingus […]

A trio of decades: Goldings, Bernstein and Stewart

December 16, 2022  •  

By Dan Emerson In the creative, improvised music world, it’s often true that familiarity breeds success – as measured in artistic achievement, not necessarily commercial success. That’s certainly true of […]

Montreal, Beyond the Festival – Art in the Cathedral

December 7, 2022  •  

Matt Herskowitz and Mademoiselle Balladin © Kevin R. Mason Professor Norman Cornett ©Kevin R. Mason The Montreal Jazz Festival, officially titled Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, fills the city […]

Ahmad Jamal – Emerald City Nights: Live at the Penthouse

December 3, 2022  •  

by Don Berryman This year we have a treasure trove of previously unreleased live recordings by some of the giants of jazz from the 60’s and 70’s including Ahmad Jamal, […]

The 2022 Montreal Jazz Festival – The Music is Back!

November 11, 2022  •  

The Manhattan Transfer © Kevin R. Mason The past couple of years have certainly been a strange time, and the music industry has been adapting to these pandemic circumstances. Live […]