Saxophonist Jon Irabagon likes challenges in music; likes attempting different things. He's not opposed to things traditional, but would prefer to come at music and sounds from different angles. He enjoys...
I started listening to jazz at an early age, thanks to my father and his record collection. He
also took me to shows. I was 9 or 10 when I saw Maynard Ferguson and his band...
Henry Threadgill isn't one to repeat himself. In nearly 40 years of recording, he's only
repeated a few compositions. So why would a retrospective of his work by a mere
When the steamship RMS Andania docked in the port of Helsinki in 1926 it unloaded more
than just cargo. The American jazz group the Andania Yankees that disembarked stayed for
two months and...
The Bimhuis is turning 40 and is still very much in its prime. Beginnin October 1,
Amsterdam's venerable jazz club will celebrate this milestone with a variety of concerts,
activities and special events...