Ken Franckling's Jazz Notes
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
George Wein: A legacy of innovation without ego
A day after announcement of his departure from this vale, I’m still trying to wrap my head around the news that George Wein is gone. The mus...
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Looking ahead: Southwest Florida jazz preview
Here is a rundown of noteworthy jazz events, principally in the Sarasota to Naples territory, from now through October. Keep in mind the rea...
Thursday, September 2, 2021
A trumpeter’s legacy of paying it forward
The fine trumpeter Bobby Shew, now one of the horn’s elder statesmen, gave Dan Miller an unforgettable present on his protégé’s 30 th birth...
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Another postcard from Newport
Terri Lyne Carrington Sharing more images from my 2021 Newport Jazz Festival assignments, July 30-August 1. Gerald Clayton Charles Lloyd, H...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
CDs of Note – Short Takes
Taking a closer look at CDs by Gerry Gibbs’ Thrasher Dream Trios, Paxton/Spangler Septet, John Pizzarelli, Juan Carlos Quintero and Dave Str...
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