January 2017

Table of Contents

Vol.2, No.1 January 2017


Bandleader Dan Levinson Celebrates a Century of Jazz on Record, by Andy Senior

St. Louis Ragtimers and the Goldenrod Showboat, by Larry Melton

Rocky Giglio: Band City’s Music Man, by Van D. Young

Postmodern Poetry and Ragtime, by Larry Melton

Jazz Trumpeter Bob Effros, by Barbara Effros


Jazz Birthday of the Month: Gene Krupa, illustration by Gary Price

Shellac That Takes You Back, Andy Senior

Jazz Jottings, by Lew Shaw

An Interview with Bob Erdos of Stomp Off Records, by Bill Hoffman

The Professor’s Guide: How to Listen to Jazz, by Adrian Cunningham

Festival Roundup, compiled by Russ Tarby

Readers’ Correspondence

Final Chorus, compiled by Lew Shaw


The Syncopated Bookshelf:

Bop Apocalypse: Jazz, Race, the Beats, & Drugs, an interview with the author, F. Norman Vickers

Nights at the Turntable, album reviews by Scott Yanow

John, Paul, George, and Django, CD review by Harvey Barkan

Nighthawks on the Big Screen, movie preview by Russ Tarby

Summer Breeze, CD review by F. Norman Vickers

Other News

“A Primordial Romance” (poem), by Andy Senior

Hot Jazz Compilation to Benefit ACLU, by Andy Senior

Teagarden Youth Jazz Camp Adds Second Session, by Bill Dendle

Canadian Jazzman Warren Stirtzinger, 65, by Russ Tarby



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Elkhart Jazz Festival Ad
Caramoor Hot Jazz Age Frolic
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America's Classic Jazz Festival
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