May, 2012

Around The Jazz Internet: May 11, 2012

“Cookie cutter” students, young musicians in New York and the history of jazz in India.


40 Years Of Mondays: One Saxophonist’s Addiction To The Fringe

In Boston, three professors and musical virtuosos meet weekly to give concerts of free improvisation — and have ...


Daryl Sherman Pays Tribute To Johnny Mercer On Piano Jazz

Piano Jazz celebrates the centennial of songwriter and lyricist Johnny Mercer. Pianist-singer and Mercer enthusiast Daryl Sherman brings ...


Slide guitar wizardry surfaced in ‘Stranger Blues’

Tampa Red was a slide guitar pioneer who helped create the template for modern blues. His distinctive use ...