• Kurt Elling

    Kurt Elling

    1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project (Concord Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • The Duke Ellington Legacy

    The Duke Ellington Legacy

    Single Petal of a Rose (Renma Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

    The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

    It wasn’t all Bach and hypochondria in the life of mercurial pianist Glenn Gould. Shelton Hull finds this new biography awash in details of the great musician’s love life and other psychological insights.

  • ART-I-FACTS

    ART-I-FACTS

    Great Performances from 40 Years of Jazz at NEC (New England Conservatory of Music). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • The Glenn Miller Conspiracy

    The Glenn Miller Conspiracy

    Hunton Downs gives readers new insight into the true events surrounding the death of one of America’s celebrity heroes in The Glenn Miller Conspiracy. This is no pulp fiction, folks.

  • Raya Yarbrough

    Raya Yarbrough

    Raya Yarbrough (Telarc). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Blues Anatomy with Jef Lee Johnson

    Blues Anatomy with Jef Lee Johnson

    Rediscovering Lonnie Johnson (Range). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Monaural Masters

    Charles Mingus stood tall as an oak tree and played an upright bass made of the blackest ebony. Maybe not, but Shelton hull provides proof why the man remains a legend to this day.

  • Three Wise Men

    Shelton Hull eagerly devours reissues of lesser-known work by the jazz titans Coltrane, Ellington, and Mingus. What’s left to do then but riff, baby, riff!

  • Sounds from the Verve Hi-Fi / Pure Jazz Encore!

    Various Artists (Verve). Review by Kurt Channing.

  • Josh Roseman

    The ubiquitous trombonist has finally busted out with his first solo record, Cherry. Now Josh Roseman talks to Matt Cibula about what it’s like to be a "sex symbol rock-star trombone player."

  • Joe Henry

    Singer/songwriter Joe Henry tells Gail Worley that he considers himself a very lucky man, and after hearing about his work with Ornette Coleman, sipping martinis with Bob Dylan, and having his sister-in-law record one of his songs (maybe you’ve heard of her — she’s called Madonna), it’s hard to argue.

Recently on Ink 19...