Editorial

201011

November contents
Mose Allison Something special
British rhythm IV Stevens, Oxley, Hiseman and Marshall
The Either/Orchestra One thing and the other
Bob Weinstock Prestige pres

Also in November JJ

Letters
Philip Larkin's "enthralling" jazz criticism; CD v. LP; Harry Beckett
Scratching the Surface Steve Voce on Dicky Wells, with help from Humph
Anec-dotage Alan Luff recalls the man who called it music
DVDs John Abercrombie; Alexander Von Schlippenbach; Oscar Peterson; Bill Frisell; Making A Steinway; Jack Sheldon; Maceo Parker & WDR; Miles Davis 1973
Remembered Buddy Morrow; Buddy Collette
Reel of fortune Bruce Crowther on jazz, saviour of local authority budgets
Record reviews New issues from Kenny Barron, Steve Coleman, Contact (with Abercrombie, Marc Copland), John Escreet, Michael Formanek, Anat Fort, Barry Harris, Robert Mitchell, New York Trio & Ken Peplowski, Jay Phelps, Spin Marvel, Jacky Terrasson, Christine Tobin & Liam Noble, Jean Toussaint, plus a host of reissues and 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:

October 2010: Gary Smulyan; Orrin Keepnews; Brubeck IV; Brit beat III; Brecon report
September 2010: Philip Larkin; Bill Mays; Brubeck III; Brit beat II; Festival reports
August 2010: Tommy Smith; Brubeck II; British beat I; Lester Koenig; Edmund Hall 
July 2010: Dave Brubeck part I; John McLaughlin; Frank Holder; Steve Lacy
June 2010: Vibes now: Joe Locke, Jim Hart; Frank Griffith's cool school; Artie Shaw centenary  
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