In these pandemic times, one easy little thing we can do is give clicks to arts publications. You don’t even need to read the pieces, but just give the…
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My new mantra: The truth must be faced. Crisis is opportunity. Optimism doesn't cost a cent. —- Remote teaching! I’m giving lessons over video, but I a…
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Fresh content on DTM begins in earnest with an interview with Guy Klucevsek by deeply knowledgable fan Anthony Creamer. (Charles Mingus said, “If the w…
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Venues are going dark all over. My own events that are postponed/to be rescheduled include the duo with Tom Harrell in Buffalo on Sunday and the two Bu…
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RIP McCoy Tyner, a giant of American music. A major DTM essay from two years ago: “McCoy Tyner’s Revolution.” Two important publications have quoted th…
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New Chronology for JazzTimes: “The Under-appreciated Career of Bertha Hope.” There is also an associated new interview at DTM of Bertha Hope. She was r…
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Just in under the wire for Black History Month, a long article that means a lot to me personally: Black Music Teachers in the Age of Segregation. I am …
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Greetings from Sheffield. Legendary jazz composer Mike Gibbs came to the Birmingham gig, that was really pretty cool. Got a snap with Jorge Rossy: And …
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New DTM page, about the late great Peter Serkin, one of the classical pianists I have spent the most time with. Also on the blog, a little bit about Ji…
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Tomorrow — we will be on closer to 8:30 than 8: Dance Sonata was commissioned by Dance Heginbotham and will get a proper premiere at Jacob’s Pillow thi…
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DTM: Thomas Perry has a new book out, A Small Town. I updated my overview with an edit so major that it is almost a new piece: “The Professional.” Thou…
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I’ve been busy at the blog: Think piece in response to a socialist broadside saying jazz insiders are snobs for hating on Kenny G Small word problem wi…
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