David Federman

David Federman is a lifelong jazz fan who has pursued the music from the smokey clubs of the 1950s and 60s into the present. He lives in Ardmore, PA. Write him at dafeds@comcast.net

Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin Is Owed an Apology

For what, and by whom, you may ask, is Irving Berlin owed an apology? Glad you asked. In the immortal but likely apocryphal words of

In Defense of Club Culture

In Defense of Club Culture

Joe Bebco’s article (“What Is To Be Done?” March 2018) resonated strongly with me. As someone whose deepest sense of jazz’s immediacy and importance was

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