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Live from the Newport Jazz Festival

This weekend, I’m hanging out at Fort Adams State Park with the WBGO/WGBH/NPR Music team, broadcasting this year’s Newport Jazz Festival. Day one is over, and I talked with NPR’s Patrick Jarenwattananon last night for a recap. You can check … Continue reading

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It’s Awfully Quiet Around Here …

Asking for recommendations to expand my online jazz reading Continue reading

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The Jazz Community is Bigger Than You Think

Reiterating Patrick Jarenwattananon’s thoughts on the diversity and vitality of the jazz community Continue reading

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Please Don’t Call Me A Jazz Nerd

My thoughts on the recent discussion about jazz being caricatured as the domain of loser-dorks Continue reading

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Slowly Taking Over the Internet

As mentioned previously, I have been asked to join in with Patrick Jarenwattananon at NPR’s A Blog Supreme (and some other fine young jazz aficionados) to suggest five new jazz albums to check out.  The choices are geared toward new … Continue reading

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Is Jazz Finally Over Ken Burns?

Is the jazz discourse climbing out from under the monolithic influence of Ken Burns’s “Jazz”? Continue reading

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Jazz Now at A Blog Supreme

I’m participating in Patrick Jarenwattanananon’s “Jazz Now” series at A Blog Supreme Continue reading

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Live Jazz — From the Sidelines

Experiencing a jazz show as a member of the audience — not as a trombonist — is a new challenge. Continue reading

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A Word That Makes Me Cringe

My rant against the word “jazzer” Continue reading

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The Future Is Now!

Something cool is happening tonight, and you can check it out! Continue reading

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