Vijay Iyer Tops 2017 NPR Jazz Critics Poll

Congrats to pianist-composer Vijay Iyer, who again tops the NPR Jazz Critics Poll, a carryover from the old Village Voice Jazz … More

Jazz in Montreal

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.

JazzTimes Critics’ Poll: Vijay Iyer’s “Accelerando” Takes Top Honors

Critical consensus says that Vijay Iyer‘s “Accelerando” (ACT) is one of last year’s finest jazz recordings: The CD, with the … More

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

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