Wynton Marsalis Offers Affectionate Nod To French Town On Marciac Suite

New album is Pulitzer Prize-winning trumpeter's tribute to locale of yearly festival.

Stan Kenton Rarities Add Up To Set Of Revelations

Collection offers new perspective on adventurous big-band leader.

To Grappelli With Love

Bird Reissues, Discs From David Hazeltine, David Kikoski Top Week's Releases

New material from baritone sax man Gary Smulyan and singer Karen Gallinger also are of note.

Producer Todd Barkan On The Past And Future Of Jazz

Legendary boss of Keystone Korner takes on job of creative director at 32 Records.

Pianist Michael Wolff Brings Close-To-Home Inspiration To Film

Musician connects spontaneity of jazz, Tourette's Syndrome with 'The Tic Code.'

Drummer Franklin Kiermyer Channels Coltrane And The Buddha

Two new CDs reflect artist's spiritual paths.

No Illusion About Joanne Brackeen's Piano Skills

Artist's CD features a cover of 'Michelle' and a stride version of 'If I Were a Bell.'

Three Is A Charm

Montreal Jazz Report #6: Masada Bring Down The House

Huge crowds push festival into the black for first time in five years.

Montreal Jazz Report #5: Jim Hall Invites His Pals To Play

Guitarist takes over 'Invitation' series from bassist Dave Holland.

Montreal Jazz Report #4: Legends Roach, Waldron, Rollins In The House

Tasty set of Monk music by Sphere rounds out talent-packed evening.

Wynton Marsalis Gears Up For Louis Armstrong Celebration

Fourth of July show with Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra to mark 100th anniversary of Satchmo's birth.

Fine Art

Guitarist Tisziji Muñoz Takes Flight Under The Radar

Astonishing but seldom-heard guitarist plays with three new records out on his own label.

Jason Moran Draws From Diverse Sources For Sophomore LP

Award-winning pianist's Facing Left offers reconceptions of piano-trio format.

Bill Frisell Brings JVC Jazz Fest To An Atmospheric Close

Guitarist reunites with drummer Joey Baron for empathetic set.

Dave Holland Wins Big At Jazz Awards

Bass player scores four prizes at Jazz Journalists Association event at Knitting Factory; Coleman, Puente honored.

Jason Moran, Steve Swallow, Steve Turre Head List Of New Releases

Moran's Facing Left contains cover of Björk tune.

Myra Melford Wins Fulbright To Study Harmonium In India

Pianist will work with several teachers for nine months.

Just Passing Through

Osby, Douglas, Coleman, Hutcherson Nominated For Jazz Awards

Jazz Journalists Association's Jazz Awards 2000 have 37 categories.

Artists Releasing Two CDs — But Not For The Price Of One

Jury is out on whether Corea, Carter, Cary are shrewd to double their output.

William Parker, Jeff Golub Highlight Week's Releases

Rhino reissues Coltrane, Savoy Jazz revisits Blakey this week.