When trumpeter Dave Douglas played at Dazzle just over a year ago as part of Greg Garrison's Improvised Roots series, he was introduced to Crooked Still's Aoife O'Donovan, who sang during the sets. Douglas went on to recruit O'Donovan -- who is also joining Douglas's his two-night stand at Dazzle th ... More >>
Gretchen Parlato (due at Dazzle Jazz for a series of shows tonight and tomorrow night) is often accused of restraint. Ironically, though, she holds absolutely nothing back. Her unmistakable vocal style evokes Chet Baker and Miles Davis's famously muted performances, and like those giants of s ... More >>
Devin DeHavenEarly on in jazz pianist Jacky Terrasson's career, he listened to a lot of Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk and Bill Evans. While Terrasson says he doesn't listen to the three pianists as much as he did two decades ago when he was starting out, he's taken what they've given him and mo ... More >>
Chick Coreas breakthrough act is back after nearly three decades.
Saturday, June 16
Be there or be square!
Charting the territory explored by John McLaughlin's guitar.
Veteran jazz player Herbie Hancock searches for new frontiers.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
Almost ten years after his death, jazz fans remain fascinated by the man who gave birth to cool.
We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.
T.S. Monk is making music that's all in the family.
THE MOST MEMORABLE ALBUMS OF 1994.