August 2017

Table of Contents

Vol.2, No.8 August 2017


Evan Christopher: Traveling the Clarinet Road, by Lew Shaw

The Essential Louis Armstrong, by Ricky Riccardi

Armstrong House Museum in Transition, by Lew Shaw

Veronica Swift Swings the Rochester Jazz Fest, by John Herr


Jazz Birthday of the Month: Jimmy Rushing, illustration by Gary Price

Static from my Attic: Appropriation, with Due Respect, by Andy Senior

Jazz Jottings, by Lew Shaw

Profiles in Jazz: Henry “Red” Allen, By Scott Yanow

Blowing off the Dust: How Sedalia became the Birthplace of Ragtime, by Larry Melton

Jazz Travels: CD Releases parties for Bria Skonberg and the Anderson Twins, By Bill Hoffman

Reader’s Correspondence: Remembering Dick Hawk, TST

Festival Roundup

Final Chorus, compiled by Lew Shaw


Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys, concert review by Harvey Barkan

An Unfortunate Twist at Tanglewood, concert review by Eli Newberger

Nights at the Turntable, CD reviews by Scott Yanow

The Syncopated Bookshelf: Spirits Rejoice! reviewed by F. Norman Vickers

“There’s a Future in the Past”, DVD review by Lew Shaw

CD Reviews by F. Norman Vickers

Rossano Sportiello: Pastel

BACHanalia- Bill Cunliffe


The Professor is IN: How to be “That Guy”, by Adrian Cunningham

History in a Modern Picture Frame (1912) a cartoon by Rube Goldberg

Other News

Cakewalkin’ Jass Band Celebrates 50th, Press Release

Annie and the Hedonists, photo by Steve Birkeland

JazzSea Update: July 21, 2017, by Carol and Bob Neumann

Blue Ridge Ragtime Festival Debuts in October, by Andy Senior

Non-Profit Seeks to Save Hermann’s Jazz Club, by Lew Shaw

A Diamond (Disc) as Big as the Ritz, by Andy Senior


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