Monthly Archives: January 2013
[I wrote these track reviews of iconic Errol Garner performances in 2006 for Ted Gioia’s website jazz.com. The jazz.com project featured articles, interviews, an encyclopedia of musicians, and these 100-word track reviews. All of the content is still posted, but the site is not currently being updated.] An early solo recording—from 1945—released on Yesterdays 1944-1949 […]
[The following essay appears in the textbook Discover Jazz, edited by John Edward Hasse and Tad Lathrop and published by Pearson in 2011.] The term Middle East signifies not only a vast geographical region of the world stretching from Morocco to western India but also a diverse set of cultural constructs that derive from population migration, […]
Throughout the blog, you’ll find links for purchasing books and recordings via Amazon. I’m including these links — and monetizing TRoS — for two reasons: 1) To encourage readers and participants in the blog to invest in the artists, musicians, and writers whose work this blog supports…and… 2) To generate a small revenue stream for […]
The Jazz Foundation of America sponsored a benefit concert for Hurricane Sandy relief in November 2012. If you would like to contribute to the desperately needed relief efforts, please do so via this link on the JFoA site.