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Subject Index - Jazz

Daryl Sherman To The Lighthouse

Aurélie Tropez

Enrico Tomasso

Jonny Boston "My dad was a pilot."

James Evans

Gilad Atzmon "I'm a Creative Reader"

Nikki Janofsky "I got really nervous before singing at the Olympics."

Artie Shaw at 100

The Jazz Police

How to Write About Jazz

Swinging Against the Tide. Classical and Jazz: Can One Player do Both?

Omar Puente A tree without roots has no future…

"Dexter Gordon Live in '63 and '64." By the time the 1960s began, tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon was finding work harder…

Craig Scott…

John Dankworth on Wavendon…

Dennis Rollins and Mark Nightingale are two of the UK's top jazz trombonists.Here they talk about their influences, learning techniques, ideas about improvisation, and the importance of baring your soul…

Buddy DeFranco and Alan Barnes: Top Clarinets…

The booklet essay for a Clarinet Classics collection of British jazz clarinettists…

Marian McPartland, Autumn in New York

Tips on starting a big band…

Teachers can develop fundamental skills and give a broad, general, view of the past. But can fashion be taught?…

Jazz students come to Leeds from all over Britain. After graduating they stay around. It's a sticky city…

'I could have listened to his opinions all afternoon.' Chuck Israels speaks…

Paul Desmond's composition Take Five made the Dave Brubeck Quartet into the first million-selling jazz group…

Dick Hawdon, once at the centre of British jazz, no longer plays. "What would I do? I don't want to go to the pub and play with a local band."

Walkin' in Rhythm. That's the recipe for success for legendary West Coast arranger Bob Florence. He also talks about Vikki Carr, Stan Kenton, Si Zentner, making bread and burning toast…

Loren Schoenberg is the Executive Director of the Jazz Museum in Harlem. He is also a pianist, saxophonist, knowledgeable jazz historian, and one-time personal manager of Benny Goodman…

Shed all preconceptions before visiting the Tokyo Blue Note to hear the Count Basie Orchestra…

A North Yorkshire promoter brings jazz to the attention of a local audience, and gets it on TV…

Talented students in Osaka, Japan, are extremely polite - and visitors have to wear the correct shoes…

In the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan, where Cole Porter lived from 1939 to 1964, Porter's Steinway is played by Daryl Sherman…

Shanghai's Peace Hotel has a place in history. Noel Coward wrote Private Lives here. Steven Spielberg filmed some of Empire in the Sun inside the hotel…

Beijing is undergoing rapid change. Chinese people are travelling abroad. In the streets, young people are eager to chat…

Artie Shaw was born in 1910. Now he is a little unsteady on his feet, slightly hard of hearing, but still full of vim and vinegar…

Contemporary jazz trumpeters don't come any better than Randy Brecker and Wynton Marsalis. Their advice is invaluable…

Director of the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University since 1976, Dan Morgenstern was formerly editor of Down Beat and Metronome magazines…

Hiromi Shimizu is the Japanese equivalent of Ronnie Scott or Peter Ind. She is a prominent singer and club owner…

"I have my own niche. Nobody does what I do," New York-based composer and arranger Maria Schneider…

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