Nate Chinen has gathered a few brave souls, including David Adler, Chris Barton, Shaun Brady and myself, to try and make sense of a year dominated by great piano records, a “Bitches Brew” anniversary and (gasp!) jazz on HBO.
In Part 1 of the mullings by yours truly, I considered the increasing role of the locavore aesthetic in jazz scenes from New Orleans to New York (with some general guesswork about that left coast situation, which I am admittedly missing out on. Click on to check it out. Read More