April 2018

Table of Contents

THE SYNCOPATED TIMES Vol.3, No.4 April 2018


Evan Arntzen Carries Family Tradition Forward, by Lew Shaw

Grammy Nomination for Bryan Wright, by Larry Melton

Peacherine Orchestra Acquires Maddox Collection, by Andy Senior

The Museum of Making Music, by Lew Shaw

In Defense of Club Culture, by David Federman


Static from my Attic, by Andy Senior

Jazz Birthday of the Month: Bessie Smith, illustration by Gary Price

Jazz Jottings, by Lew Shaw

Blowing off the Dust, by Larry Melton

Jazz Travels, by Bill Hoffman

Profiles in Jazz: Earl “Fatha” Hines, by Scott Yanow

Festival Roundup, Compiled by Andy Senior

Final Chorus, compiled by Joe Bebco


The Professor in IN, by Adrian Cunningham

Tokyo, by Randi Cee

When Father Falls Asleep (cartoon), by Zim


Album Reviews: Nights at the Turntable, by Scott Yanow

Album Reviews: Off the Beaten Tracks, by Joe Bebco

The Syncopated Bookshelf:

         Swinger! A Jazz Girl’s Adventures from Hollywood to Harlem, by Judy Carmichael, reviewed by Russ Tarby

         Dvořák to Duke Ellington & Maverick Maestro by Maurice Peress, reviewed byJoe Bebco

Concert Review: Jonathan Stout & the Campus 5, by Harvey Barkan

Other News

Jazz Inspired on Long Island, by Russ Tarby

UNESCO Designates April 30 International Jazz Day, by Lew Shaw

Online Fundraiser to Aid Ken Peplowski, by Andy Senior

“Who Stole My Tuba?”, by Joe Bebco

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