When tenor saxophonist Clifford Jordan died in 1993, he hadn’t lived in Chicago for nearly 40 years, but he was still beloved here. “Clifford’s personality was warm and sincere, just like his tone on the saxophone,” Chicago tenor titan Von Freeman told Howard Reich at the Tribune. “He was a beautiful person—he helped me and […]
Her new album Synkkä Metsä serves up jazz versions of traditional songs from Finland.
The guitarist was one of jazz’s most versatile, empathetic players.