Issue 38:1
Sept/Oct 2014
Magazine Contents

Jazz

In his the first modern autobiography and still the most profound, Jean Jacques Rousseau laments the slowness with which his ideas are formed, and finally his...

This is a disc of straightahead, mainstream jazz by trumpeter Bergalli and pianist Navarro, two older statesmen of the music. Bergalli plays somewhat in the style...

This delightful CD presents famed French jazz bandleader Boland playing in a trio setting with Jimmy Woode and the legendary Kenny Clarke. Boland, mostly known as...

This is one of those very typical “girl singer with jazz group” LPs that came out by the dozens during the 1950s. Helen Carr, who tragically...

This fine 1956 session features once-sought-after composer-arranger Russ Garcia (1916–2011) and a band consisting of four trombones with rhythm section. The original liner notes, trying to...

Here’s a tribute to one of the great jazz pianists of all time by a well-known classical conductor. Litton describes his journey to discovering Peterson via...