The Philly area’s summer jazz scene is crackling, from a night in Havana to Trombone Shorty to the newest generation of our city’s jazz artists.
In May, Philly-area jazz headliners include Chris Botti, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Ella Gahnt — plus, Philly’s own Orrin Evans joins The Bad Plus.
It's amusement-park season, so what better time for Bruce Klauber to recall the era of the "trolley parks," when the end of the line offered fun and entertainment for all?
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.