• Scott Colley: Staying In The Moment

    Bassist Scott Colley was involved in three of the most well attended performances at the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival: the Pat Metheny Trio with guest Kenny Garrett on opening night; the Pat Metheny/Gary Burton...

  • Don Cheadle's "Miles Ahead"

    Miles Ahead, in which the Academy Award winning actor portrays the legendary trumpeter, marks the directorial debut of Don Cheadle, who co-wrote the script. The independently financed production was shot in...

  • European Jazz Conference 2015

    In times when war and poverty are provoking large-scale migrations to Europe, the responses both individually and collectively of the European nations have raised important questions concerning responsibility, human rights...

  • Monterey Jazz Festival 2015, Part 2

    The 58th edition of the storied Monterey Jazz Festival continued its long tradition of bringing its rich blend of both venerable and new artists to the historic Northern California venue...

  • October 2015

    Dear Mr. P.C.: I used to get all the calls in town when someone needed a bassist. Now I don't get any, and the weird thing is that I've only been getting better....



Born Today

  • Lee Konitz   b. 1927
    Lee Konitz
    Lee Konitz
    sax, alto
  • Art Tatum   b. 1909
    Art Tatum
    Art Tatum
    1909 - 1956
  • Ray Brown   b. 1926
    Ray Brown
    Ray Brown
    1926 - 2002
    bass, acoustic
  • Pharoah Sanders   b. 1940
    Pharoah Sanders
    Pharoah Sanders
  • Terry Gibbs   b. 1924
    Terry Gibbs
    Terry Gibbs
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