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.


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 in his autobiography Miles: “What bothered me more than anything [...]


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 and Earl “Fatha” Hines. He also had those “can’t [...]