Issue 38:5
May/June 2015
Magazine Contents

Jazz

By the time he gave it up, in 1974, clarinetist Buddy DeFranco had led the Glenn Miller Orchestra for eight years, longer than Glenn Miller did...

By the time of these performances and studio recordings, Mildred Bailey was already suffering from the diabetes and other health problems that were to end her...

Elvin Jones was one of four drumming legends I was lucky enough to see in person, the other three being Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, and Joe...

The title of this disc is People and Places, and the group playing it—minus guest trumpeter Randy Brecker—is the Glesnes/Ytreberg Quartet, not a name that will...

Of all of Friedrich Gulda’s recordings, this one has to be one of the strangest, particularly since it presents him not only as a jazz and...

Edmond Hall (1901–1967), despite having worked in his career with some of the top jazz musicians of all time (most prominently Buddy Petit, Teddy Wilson, Charlie...

Jazzhaus has built up quite an interesting and wide-ranging catalog of recordings based on European (and primarily German) radio recordings and live performances over the past...

Although I admired George Shearing as a jazz pianist for decades, the only time I saw him in person was when he played the Bach Keyboard...

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