Jazz at the Grammys; and props to Lifetime Achievement winner Clark Terry

The Grammy Awards — particularly as demonstrated by its biggest categories — remains the music industry’s overblown high-school prom, a … More

Jazz Times: Best of 2008 – Charles Lloyd, Bennie Maupin, More

Rabo de Nube, a 2007 live recording by Charles Lloyd’s quartet, tops the list of 2008 critics’ picks in Jazz … More

Grammy Noms (2): Blind Boys of Alabama and other picks worth recommending

It’s almost too easy to beat up on the Grammy Awards. And they deserve the slaps, too, given the cluelessness, … More