February 2018

Table of Contents

Vol.3, No.2 February 2018


Colin Hancock: Bolden and Beyond, Joe Bebco

Banjos in Traditional Jazz and Ragtime, by Eliot Kenin

Remembering Dick Ames, by Russ Tarby

“A Crisis of the Old Order”, by Lew Shaw

Some Reflections on Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall, by.F. Norman Vickers

Marlene VerPlanck, 1933-2018, photographs by John Herr


Static from my Attic, by Andy Senior

Jazz Birthday of the Month: Mildred Bailey, illustration by Gary Price

Blowing off the Dust: Sedalia’s 15 Minutes, by Larry Melton

Jazz Travels: The Chicken Fat Ball, by Bill Hoffman (Photographs by Lynn Redmile)

Jazz Profiles: Red Nichols, by Scott Yanow

Readers’ Correspondence

Festival Roundup, compiled by Andy Senior

Final Chorus, compiled by Joe Bebco


The Professor in IN: The Professor’s Guide to the Blues, by Adrian Cunningham

Anatomy of a House Concert, by Randi Cee

“I Was Asleep at the Wheel” (song), by Andy Senior

Life’s Little Jokes (1919), Cartoon by Rube Goldberg



Nights at the Turntable, Reviews by Scott Yanow

Off the Beaten Tracks, Reviews by Joe Bebco

The Syncopated Bookshelf

Still Ramblin’, The Life and Times of Jim Beatty review by Rick Campbell

Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class, by Larry Tye review by Russ Tarby

Other News

STJS Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, by Lew Shaw

Final Capital City Jazz Fest Set for April 27-29, 2018, Press Release

Jazz Pensacola Seeks Entrants for Student Jazz Competition, Press Release

JazzDagen Tours
Elkhart Jazz Festival Ad
Caramoor Hot Jazz Age Frolic
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