Category Archives: Jazz History

Three Story Sandbox

Three Story Sandbox—the new release from jazz veterans Scott Robinson, Janice Borla, and Jack Mouse (left to right below)—manages to sound ancient and electronic, avant garde and traditional, world-musicky and rock-solid American all at once, and without sounding like a … Continue reading

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Genesis and Jazz: A Portico Collective Interveiw

It’s the church online.  HERE you can link to the first of a three-part interview I did with Rev. Matthew Johnson on creativity.  Eventually, when the links to parts two and three go live (see below) and the whole interview … Continue reading

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Ornette Coleman: Lessons in Freedom (excerpt)

This is the first of 16 short excerpts from my radio series Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz.  Based on my book of the same name, the series (and book) were produced at the University of Virginia in the … Continue reading

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