Jazz Archive

Anat Cohen - Videos Anat Cohen and John Pizzarelli -- I Wanna Be Around Anat Cohen & Howard Alden: Cry Me A River Anat Cohen & Howard Alden: After You've Gone In 2008, the Jazz Journalists

Billie Holiday - Frank Sinatra, born in 1915, had a centennial year last year. It was quite a celebration --- the only white person who failed to bend a knee to Sinatra was

Chris Gillespie -

Clifford Brown - Guest Butler Jeffrey Rubin makes the combination of Eastern Thought and Classical Psychoanalysis look easy and inevitable in The Art of Flourishing: A New East-West Approach to Staying Sane and

Clifford Brown - Guest Butler Jeffrey Rubin makes the combination of Eastern Thought and Classical Psychoanalysis look easy and inevitable in The Art of Flourishing: A New East-West Approach to Staying Sane and

Clifford Brown - Clifford Brown B001CV191U Guest Butler Jeffrey Rubin makes the combination of Eastern Thought and Classical Psychoanalysis look easy and inevitable in The Art of Flourishing: A New East-West Approach to Staying Sane

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Porgy & Bess - THE AMAZON LINK: There are now two ways to get to Amazon and support this site. Old: Click on the “Buy it from Amazon” link on any review and go

Herbie Mann - Herbie Mann was born Herbert Jay Solomon in 1930. He got his first saxophone when he was 9. By l4, he was in a band that played resorts in

John Coltrane: A Love Supreme - On December 9, 1964 tenor saxophonist John Coltrane gathered his band in a darkened studio in New Jersey to record an album that has come to be regarded

John Coltrane: My Favorite Things - Note from a reader: They used to have what was called The Famous Ballroom in Baltimore, where, for $3, you could go any Sunday afternoon and see some of the

Judith Owen -

Judith Owen: “I’m back as me -

Keith Jarrett: The Koln Concert - This is a CD that inspires extreme reactions. Those who love it believe it to be a certified work of genius --- and far from the only one of Keith

Kenny White - Friends took me to see Kenny White. I had no idea who he was, but I certainly recognized the violinist --- Larry Campbell, who played for seven years behind a

Live East/West -   Live East/West Jacqui Naylor As a kid, I

Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy - It astonishes me that I’ve been writing four pieces a week for six years and am only now getting to “Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy.” It’s not like this recording

Miles Davis: Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud - In 1957, Louis Malle was 24 years. He was filthy rich. Incredibly handsome. And prodigiously talented --- he had already co-directed and shot Jacques Cousteau's Oscar-winning

Miles Davis: Kind of Blue - The biggest sellers in any category are often cringeworthy. One notable exception is the biggest-selling jazz record: "Kind of Blue." Released in August of 1959, it's #12 on Rolling Stone's

Nat King Cole - When did I learn my first French phrase? When I was just out of diapers, from a song by Nat King Cole: “Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup.” When did I learn

Nina Simone -