• 10 by Art Pepper

    Four new releases this year unearthed some of Art Pepper’s final live recordings. Seems like a good excuse to re-post this piece.

  • Sweet Summits: Jazz

    I thought this theme worked pretty well in our blues post. But I couldn’t resist expanding the definition so I could cover some of my…

  • 10 by Art Pepper

    I’ve got a real weakness for West Coast jazz – that cool, seductive sound that didn’t exactly get a big thumbs up from Miles Davis…

  • Junkie Jazz

    I grew up listening to a lot of jazz. Not the edgy stuff. My dad mostly liked straight-ahead piano players like Oscar Peterson, Erroll Garner…