All Hail the Jazz DJs, and Saluting WUSF and WMNF

It’s National Disc Jockey Day So let’s give props to all the great, hard-working, well-informed radio DJs out there, and the … 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

Tampa Jazz Notes: The March of Jazz

Dick Hyman and other pianists, alone and with trios, rising-star jazz singer Sophie Milman, a duo featuring guitarist LaRue Nickelson … More

Tampa Jazz Notes 3.27.09: Ray Anderson at USF, WMNF Jazz Jam, Local Jazz Tracks Online

Ray Anderson, a critically acclaimed trombone virtuoso known for injecting humor and grit — and creative use of the plunger … More

Philip’s gigs — 2015

Upcoming——————-2015 Acme Jazz Garage: Every Thursday and Friday at Timpano, 1610 W. Swann Ave., Hyde Park Village (Tampa), starting at … More

Jazz Legends: New Dual Biography of Miles and Coltrane

What defines a musical legend? Tricky question to answer. When it comes to jazz, my list of legendary artists, those … More