Jeremy Pelt x 2: “Noir en Rouge” & (with Jim Snidero) “Jubilation! Celebrating Cannonball Adderley” — my review for JazzTimes

Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt shines on two recently released albums: “Noir en Rouge: Live in Paris” (High Note Records) documents his … More

Montreal Jazz Fest — Wishing I was there

I’ve had some incredible experiences hearing great performances and soaking up the other jazz happenings at the Montreal International Jazz … More

Tampa Jazz Notes: Child of the Sun Jazz Festival Returns; Don Capone Tribute; Jazz Cellar Underground Orchestra to Play

The Child of the Sun Jazz Festival, a first-class Lakeland event begun in 1988 with major input from late great … More

Jazz Bassists on Parade: David Finck, Ben Wolfe, Anne Mette Iversen, Bill Moring

Jazz sessions led by bassists long ago stopped being the exception to the rule. Notable bass-playing sidemen — from Ron … More

Gene Bertoncini & Roni Ben-Hur: Good Music, Great Cause

“Jazz Therapy” is the name given to a new series of recordings by major artists who are donating their talent … More