Current musical obsessions of recording artists Dave Specter and Nicholas Tremulis and Reader associate editor Jamie Ludwig
If John Gilmore hadn’t been so committed to the spaceways, he might’ve influenced avant-garde jazz as profoundly as Coltrane.
Canadian pianist Paul Bley, one of jazz’s greatest innovators and improvisers, passed away on Sunday.
Jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin isn’t exactly obscure, but he’s been unjustly overshadowed since his heyday in the 50s and 60s.
Art Blakey disciple Benny Green keeps the hard bop flame alive, plays Jazz Showcase.
The best of April’s Post No Bills on Spotify includes Art Blakey, Bush Tetras, Lord Kitchener, and much more
Trumpeter Brian Lynch brings a hard-bop band to Andy’s this weekend.
A show of images by Pittsburgh Courier photog Charles “Teenie” Harris