Dr. John: Shifting Gears (60th Annual Critics’ Poll: Blues Artist of the Year) (August, 2012)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: 50 Years of New Orleans Artistry (July, 2012)

Documentary on Gospel Artist Raymond Myles in the Works (March, 2012)

Soul Rebels Turn Brass Into Gold (February, 2012)

Piety Street Music Box Gives Voice to NOLA Cottages (December, 2011)

No Guts, No Glory: Brash Brassman Trombone Shorty’s Experimental Attitude Yields Major Payoffs (Cover Story, December, 2011)

Cindy Scott: Renewal in New Orleans (September, 2011)

Review: Ken Peplowski, “In Search Of …” (July, 2011)

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Celebrates Preservation Hall (July, 2011)

2011 Venue Guide: New Orleans, LA (February, 2011)

AfroCubism reconnects Cuba, West Africa in New York (February, 2011)

Review: Lizz Wright, “Fellowship” (January, 2011)

Juilliard’s performance-based jazz studies program turns 10 (January, 2011)

Review: Marco Benevento, “Between the Needles & Nightfall,” (October, 2010)

Review: Moutin Reunion Quartet, “Soul Dancers” (October, 2010)

Review: CareFusion New York Jazz Fest takes on broad contemporary scope (September, 2010)

Joel Forrester: Silents’ Buzz (September, 2010)

Stephan Crump: Never can say goodbye (July, 2010)

Harold Battiste documents his life in music (July, 2010)

Review: John Ellis & Double-Wide, “Puppet Mischief” (May, 2010)

George Wein announces summer festival plans (May, 2010)

Review: Tineke Postma, “The Traveler” (May, 2010)

Christian Scott shows his teeth (April, 2010 cover story)

Medeski, Martin & Wood: Making every gig count (September, 2009 cover story)

Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry: Half a century of croaking (August, 2005)

Walter ‘Wolfman’ Washington: A music scene howls back to life (August, 2005)


The U.S. Mint offers picnic-style lunching at French Quarter Fest (April, 2011)

French Quarter Fest 2011: Savvy music fans can find unexpected treasures among the crowd-pleasing acts
(April, 2011)

Plum Street Snoballs, Boucherie’s roast beef entice at French Quarter Fest (April, 2011)

It’s meat vs. crawfish in Jackson Square at French Quarter Fest 2011 (April, 2011)

French Quarter Fest offers an array of new cocktails (April, 2011)


The Dreamer: Viola Davis (September, 2012 cover story)


Liner Notes: “Soul,” Jeremy Pelt (High Note Records, Jan. 31, 2012)


Muse, Ozzy, MGMT, Big-Easy Mayhem, and More: Voodoo Experience 2010 in Review (November, 2010)

MMN Exclusive Interview: Black Milk Spills On Album of the Year, Chasing Kanye, and Creative Control (September, 2010)


Music Reviews: Best of CMJ 2009

Ponderosa Stomp 2009: Celebrating Rock’s Unsung Heroes

Ziggy Marley Sets Clock to ‘Family Time’

Q&A: Backstage with Bebel Gilberto

Grand Marshal Action Jackson Gears Up for Oshun Parade


For the Love of Music Scenes: Brooklyn’s Barbes

Music Reviews: Steven Bernstein’s Diaspora Suite


Mardi Gras Music Profile: Big Chief Bo Dollis

DJ Spooky Selects & Rewinds: From the Trojan Vaults to ‘Roots, Rocks, Remixed’

DJ Spooky Does Marley, part 2: From Orange Street to iPod

Toots and the Maytals: One Love, New ‘Light’

Soweto Gospel Choir Shares ‘One Love’

Zap Mama finds a kindred spirit in Marley

Marley inspires Michael Franti to ‘Yell Fire’

Yes King DJ Lends a Hand to ‘Roots, Rock, Remixed’ bash

Reggae to Jazz and Back Again: Monty Alexander on the Marley legacy

Monty Alexander on the roots of reggae


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