Jazz Notes Newsletter
Nov 28, 2013 — At the KC Jazz Club, Moran sets up two tunes with pre-produced field recordings and sound montages, including a unique take on Fats Waller's "Honeysuckle Rose." Hear Moran's long-running trio The Bandwagon in a set recorded in Washington, D.C.
Nov 26, 2013 — A linchpin of "cool" jazz in the 1950s and '60s, he assembled bands that came to be described as chamber jazz, full of unusual textures and future star talent. Hamilton, who continued performing into his ninth decade, was 92.
Nov 28, 2013 — One evening, a 20-year-old Steve Swallow went home, dropped out of Yale and moved to New York City to play jazz. Eventually, he'd play with many modern masters, discover the bass guitar and meet his partner in music and life Carla Bley — who was once married to his mentor.
Nov 17, 2013 — Singer-songwriter and pianist Anthony Strong, 29, waited until he could create something "authentic" before launching his solo career. Now, he's mining the classic jazz-pop tradition on his new album, Steppin' Out.