February 2017

Table of Contents

Vol.2, No.2 February 2017


Paris Washboard Brings Home the Heat, by Andy Senior

Musical Therapy for Memory Loss, by Lew Shaw

“Oh, Didn’t He Ramble!”, Remembering Tom Jacobson, by Russ Tarby

Aloha Rich Conaty, by Michael Steinman

Nat Hentoff: Jazz’s Ultimate Commentator, by Lew Shaw


Jazz Birthday of the Month: Eubie Blake, illustration by Gary Price

I’m Sorry for Our Loss, by Andy Senior

Final Chorus, compiled by Lew Shaw

Jazz Jottings, by Lew Shaw

An interview with Bryan Wright of Rivermont Records, by Bill Hoffman

Festival Roundup, compiled by Russ Tarby

Missouri Musical Heritage Trail Proposed, by Larry Melton

On Turning 40, by Adrian Cunningham


The Syncopated Bookshelf, reviews by Joe Bebco and F. Norman Vickers

The Art of the Blues: A Treasury of Black Music’s Golden Age

Travels with Louis by Mick Carlon

Trumpeter Jeff Dovi helms a Dixie-driven septet in Cortland. N.Y. Concert Review by Russ Tarby

Adrian Cunningham: Ain’t That Right! The Music of Neal Hefti, Review by F. Norman Vickers

Nights at the Turntable, CD Reviews by Scott Yanow

Other News

Ohio CDJB Celebrates 100th Anniversary of ODJB, by Andy Senior

How Did the STJS Rent Party Get Started?, by Bob Ringwald

Fredtown Stompers Win JazzBuffalo Award, by Russ Tarby

Drummer Hal Smith Expected to Return to Bandstand, by Lew Shaw

Wonder What a Certain Dog Thinks About (cartoon) by Clare Briggs

“Making the World Safe for Autocracy” (poem), by Andy Senior

The Middle-Aged Man on the Syncopated PC, by Andy Senior

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