Editorial

jun2010

Latest magazine

Joe Locke & Jim Hart: Brian Morton taps into today's vibe
Artie Shaw: John Robert Brown on a musical innovator and precision rifleman born just over 100 years ago
Frank Griffith: From Broadway to Brunel - the saxman talks to Gordon Jack

Also in June JJ

Live: Norwich Jazz Party; George Duke, Wayne Krantz and John Scofield at Ronnie's
Letters: Jazz Jews; pitch matters; Herb Geller
Scratching the Surface: Steve Voce on Humph's memorial concert
Anec-dotage: Alan Luff suggests that Charlie Barnet gave Woody Herman a run for his money
Books: Lucky Thompson Discography; Frog Blues & Jazz Annual; Bouncin’ With Bartok; “Do You Know...?”; That’s Got ‘Em!; New Orleans Trumpet In Chicago; Now’s The Time; Snapshots
DVDs: Charlie Parker; Billie Holiday; Thelonious Monk; The Story Of Jazz; Chet Baker & Stan Getz; Bill Mays; Jazz Aid
Jazz Information Bob Weir fields your discographical queries
The Other Armstrong Bruce Crowther says violinist Howard Armstrong deserves attention, jazz or not
Record Reviews: Chris Garrick/John Etheridge, Heath Brothers, Manu Katché, Mark Lockheart, Georgia Mancio, Nils Petter Molvaer, Paul Motian, Rufus Reid, Frank Vignola, a host of reissues and many more

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All issues of Jazz Journal since its relaunch in May 2009 are available from our backcopies department, along with copies going back many more years. Key features of recent issues are these:

May 2010: Herb Geller; British drummer John Marshall; Django Reinhardt; Alec Dankworth
April 2010: Judy Carmichael; crime writer John Harvey; Milt Jackson IV; producer Alan Douglas  
March 2010: Dave O'Higgins; Milt Jackson III; Alun Morgan's Lost In Meditation; John Dankworth remembered
February 2010: Gerald Wilson; Milt Jackson II; Critics' Poll 2009; Dave Gelly on the roots of Milesian modalism
January 2010: Milt Jackson; Paul Booth; Sheila Jordan part 2; In My Opinion: Michael Janisch; How To Write About Jazz
December 2009: Michael Janisch; Vanguard Orchestra; Karen Sharp; Gene Krupa; Mark Ramsden
November 2009: ECM At 40; The Test: Ken Peplowski; Grant Stewart; Creed Taylor; Lita Rosa; C-melody saxophone
October 2009: Hank Jones; Sheila Jordan part 1; Curtis Counce; Omar Puente; Spike Heatley
September 2009: Liam Noble; Woody Herman part 4; Sandy Brown; Graham Collier; Summer festival roundup
August 2009: Lee Konitz; Woody Herman part 3; Georgia Mancio; Standard Time - John Altman digs deep
July 2009: Mark Murphy; Woody Herman part 2; Do Children Get Jazz?
June 2009: Julian Lage; The Test: Tim Garland; John Levy; Woody Herman part 1
May 2009: Benny Golson; Critics' Poll 2008

Mark Gilbert
Editor