April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and between burgeoning jazz festivals and a slew of tributes from world-class talent, Philly jazz fans are in the right place.
In March, jazz in the greater Philadelphia area includes one of the world’s best young players, plus some major legacy celebrations.
As usual, the Philly area is hosting more than a few jazz giants this month -- along with plenty of interdisciplinary performances, from scat singing to classical fusions.
Bruce Klauber remembers writer Nat Hentoff and his significant contributions to the literature of jazz music.
Here’s your monthly round-up of jazz happenings in the Philly area, plus congratulations for two Philadelphians heading to the Grammys this year.
On the 100th anniversary of Buddy Rich's birth, Bruce Klauber remembers the jazz drummer and what set him apart from everyone else.
The weather’s chilly but the jazz stays hot at Philly venues from the Kimmel and UArts to Glenside.
John Zacherle, creepy-cool host of Philadelphia's 'Shock Theater,' has died, but a few generations can thank him for making terrible horror movies a little better.
This November brings a Philly jazz milestone as well as a wide range of internationally renowned artists to area venues.
BSR jazz columnist Bruce Klauber's not so wild about 'Harry,' Harry Connick Jr.'s new daytime television talk show.