Friday Apr 4
Top 5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: The Wayne Shorter Quartet, John Wiese, Jo Koy and More
For those who want to see a genuine giant of jazz's golden era in live performance, time isn't on your side.
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Cecil Taylor
"One of my wishes has been realized. I found love. It was difficult, but I found it.
Why Did Ralph Ellison Despise Modern Jazz?
"Jazz: The Experimenters," a 1965 television broadcast of performances by the bands of Cecil Taylor and Charles Mingus, with commentary by Ralph Ellison and the jazz critic Martin Williams, currently on view at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem as part of an exhibition devoted to Ellison's record collection , would be worth the trip, even in the ... (more)
Alexander Hawkins/Wolfram Trio, Vortex, London
The Oxford-based pianist Alexander Hawkins has forged a strong personal voice out of the more demanding and aesthetically austere practices of contemporary jazz piano.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
A chat with Kyoto Prize winner Cecil Taylor
Cecil Taylor's position as one of the most innovative and revolutionary pianists in and out of jazz has been a constant since the mid-1950s.