New York Jazz Workshop Remembers Jimmy Cobb (1929-2020)
The jazz world mourns the passing of legendary drummer Jimmy Cobb. 2020, with the horrendous pandemic sweeping globally will go […]
ONA: New York Jazz Workshop in Conversation at home with Thana Alexa
Welcome to the New York Jazz Workshop In Conversation at home podcast. The music you are hearing is “The Resistance” […]
How Should One Listen To Jazz? The Rhythm Section
How should one approach listening to jazz? Listening to the genre itself is a fine art, and can seem like […]
New York Jazz Workshop Fundraiser COVID-19
Covid-19 has been especially hard on musicians and for The New York Jazz Workshop. Just as we invested $100,000 on […]
What styles of jazz are most enduring?
The jazz landscape has been rapidly changing over the past thirty years. What styles of jazz are most enduring? Every […]
New York Jazz Workshop Remembers McCoy Tyner (1938-2020)
The New York Jazz Workshop’s CJ Shearn offers a reflection on the passing of jazz piano legend McCoy Tyner. Below […]
What is Soul Jazz?
What is soul jazz? For individuals getting into jazz, this is a good question. Jazz (or Black American Music depending […]
New York Jazz Workshop Remembers Lyle Mays (1953-2020)
In this blog post, New York Jazz Workshop’s CJ Shearn offers a personal, heartfelt statement on the brilliant pianist Lyle […]
New York Jazz Workshop Remembers “Little Bird” Jimmy Heath (1926-2020)
NEA Jazz master Jimmy Heath, one of the all time greats of the saxophone, and of composing and arranging left […]
Where was jazz in the 1990’s part 2?
Part I of this article focused on the large American jazz market which was a natural outgrowth of the commercial […]
A Life Between: New York Jazz Workshop In Conversation with Chase Baird
Tenor saxophonist David “Chase” Baird has been a powerful presence on the New York jazz scene for many years. Born […]
New York Jazz Workshop In Conversation with Gerry Gibbs: Part 2
In the latest installment of the New York Jazz Workshop in Conversation With podcast series, I speak with drummer/multi instrumentalist […]