July 2018

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THE SYNCOPATED TIMES Vol.3, No.7 July 2018


Preserving the Great American Songbook: Michael Feinstein interviewed by Brian Sheridan

Don’t Forget the Entertainer! by Joe Bebco and Dan Levinson

Irving Berlin Is Owed an Apology, by David Federman

Poetry in Motion—Then, Lotion, by Ross Konikoff


Static From My Attic, by Andy Senior

Jazz Birthday of The Month: Ivie Marie Anderson, Illustration by Gary Price

Jazz Jottings, by Lew Shaw

Blowing off the Dust, By Larry Melton

Quarter Notes, By Shelly Gallichio

Jazz Travels, by Bill Hoffman

Profiles in Jazz: Bob Crosby, by Scott Yanow

The Festival Roundup, by TST

The Final Chorus, compiled by Joe Bebco


The Professor is IN, by Adrian Cunnigham

S’Matter Pop: All Bossy Needed Was the Drum(vintage cartoon), by C.M. Payne


The Syncopated Bookshelf:

~~~Still Ramblin’: The Life and Times of Jim Beatty, by Jim Beatty, Reviewed by Scott Yanow

~~~Jazz Tales from Jazz Legends: Oral Histories from the Fillius Jazz Archive at Hamilton College, by Monk Rowe with Romy Britell, Reviewed by Joe Bebco

Albums: Nights at the Turntable, by Scott Yanow

Albums: Catching up with New Orleans, Part 2, by Joe Bebco

Other News & Event Previews

Tex Wyndham’s “Texas Shout” Returns, by TST

Midsummer Night Swing Under Way, Lew Shaw

Denver Youth All-Stars Set to Jam in New York, by Joe Bebco

Sacramento Jazz Education Foundation Instrument Match Program, Press Release