Rez Abbasi: Rekindling his Roots

November 22, 2019

At 53, Rez Abbasi is Still Learning from his Unique Pakistani-American Background – and Beyond.

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Hiromi: Composing with Colors

October 21, 2019

Jazz pianist and composer Hiromi Uehara is a whirling dervish of musical energy.

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Billy Cobham – ‘Playing His Story’

August 28, 2019

One of the true titans of the drumming world, Billy Cobham is in a class by himself.

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Satoko Fujii

May 8, 2019

“I worked hard to not play like anyone else”.

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Tia Fuller: ‘Crystallized Vision’

March 14, 2019

Spotlight on Grammy nominated saxophonist, Tia Fuller.

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Kenny Werner – Still the Master

January 4, 2019

Kenny Werner is not the kind of textbook professor you’d expect to be teaching at Berklee College of Music.

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Al Di Meola: ‘Never Idle, Always Stretching’

December 20, 2018

Witnessing jazz legend Al Di Meola teach a class of young guitarists, then perform an acoustic show to a packed house, is a rare treat.

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On the Scene: John Daversa and Bob Mintzer

May 7, 2018

From the generation that brought us the likes of Dave Liebman, John Abercrombie, Michael Brecker, and numerous other big-name, impactful musicians, Bob Mintzer has been an influential figure in jazz since the ‘70s. He’s worked with everyone from Jaco Pastorius to Peter Erskine and The Yellowjackets and, outside the genre, Queen, Diana Ross, and Aretha […]

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Raul Midón – Owning Your Artistry

March 21, 2018

by Bryan Reesman Composer, performer, and multi-instrumentalist Raul Midón is a unique personality in the jazz world. Shirking genre expectations and carving his own distinct path, the 52 year-old artist has flourished with a special blend of genre-crossing tunes – everything from R&B to pop to Latin music infusions – blossoming from a Latin session […]

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Donny McCaslin: Working and Scheming

November 7, 2017

A veteran artist with a blossoming reputation.

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