The Festival International De Jazz De Montreal — aka the Montreal Jazz Festival — remains one of the best and largest events of its kind in the world.
I seldom write about my own projects here, but thought I’d throw out a quick note about the CD recently … More
Jazz is alive and, well, in surprisingly good shape for its age, particularly given the ravages of time, the advent … More
It’s that time of year again: I get to take in the announcements of world-class artists playing amazing summer jazz … More
The high-caliber talent, gorgeous concert venues, relaxed outdoor shows, and cosmopolitan setting conspire to make the Montreal International Jazz Festival … More
(recently published in JazzTimes; direct link) Marcus Miller, “Renaissance” (Concord Jazz) Fastest, most melodic thumb in jazz-funk or not—and on … More
Great bassists were in abundance at the recently concluded 33rd annual Montreal Jazz Festival. I reviewed several of the bassist-led … More
It’s been common knowledge, for a little while, that Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda, the Ocean’s Eleven films) is directing and … More