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On May 26th, we celebrated Miles Davis’ 88th birthday in the best way we could possibly imagine– with about 1,000 people on the street of keep reading »

It’s been a minute since the venerable drummer, beat-maker, and Detroit-bred Karriem Riggins has graced New York’s stages, and we’ve resorted to tempering our patience keep reading »

So Killing, Man is a relatively new website out there (it looks like it was started in October) that is dedicated to offering up transcriptions of jazz solos and analysis. There are a handful of solos up already, but the folks who run the site have claimed that they would like to get up a new transcription every Sunday, so if you’re a player and this kind of thing is up your alley, check it out.

This past Monday, bassist Ben Williams and his quintet ‘Sound Effect’ were the featured band on the NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, which features performers of any style of music performing around a 15 or 20 minute live set behind the, well, tiny desk of Bob Boilen, host of NPR’s All Songs Considered program.