Happy JazzApril — Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz is alive and, well, in surprisingly good shape for its age, particularly given the ravages of time, the advent … More

PLANET JAZZ: Irvin Mayfield, Last Night on “Treme”; Inside-Jazz Story to Read Before You Die; JJA’s Jazz Blogging Webinars

Planet Jazz: Notes From All Over Nice seeing New Orleans trumpeter Irvin Mayfield get some speaking lines on last night’s “Treme.” Great, … More

Straight Ahead: 16th Annual JJA Awards; UF jazz prof/trumpeter Gary Langford honored; Herb Snitzer a photography nominee

Jazz musicians and the music’s movers and shakers will be honored in 40 categories at the 16th annual Jazz Journalists … 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

Letter to Obama: Let Great Jazz Into Your Inauguration Festivities

Dear President-Elect Obama: The word on the street is that you like jazz, you really like jazz. You became hip … More