February 2017


Robert Glasper & Terrace Martin

No Barriers. No Limits. No Fear.

Pianist/keyboardist Robert Glasper and producer/multi-instrumentalist Terrace Martin sit down to discuss their recent work, including a collaboration with Herbie Hancock.

  • Larry Coryell

    Back from the Brink

    Guitarist Larry Coryell discusses his new music and his recent health scare.

  • Wallace Roney

    Taking the Hard Trail

    Trumpeter Wallace Roney talks about recording his acclaimed HighNote album, A Place In Time.

  • 195 Great Jazz Venues

    Our annual guide to music clubs around the world.

Blindfold Test

Joel Harrison was tested on the following tracks for the Blindfold Test:

  • Charlie Hunter: “We Don’t Want Nobody Nobody Sent” from Everybody Has A Plan Until They Get Punched In The Mouth (GroundUP Music/Universal)
  • Frank Zappa: “Gee, I Like Your Pants” from Shut Up ’N Play Yer Guitar Some More (Ryko/FZ)
  • Sonny Sharrock: “Promises Kept” from Ask The Ages (Axiom/Island)
  • Pat Metheny: “Zero Tolerance for Silence, Part 3” from Zero Tolerance for Silence (Geffen)
  • Milt Jackson/Wes Montgomery: “S.K.J.” from Bags Meets Wes! (Concord)
  • Hoosegow: “Mighty” from Mighty (Homestead)
  • James Blood Ulmer: “Church” from Odyssey (Columbia)
  • McCoy Tyner: “Boubacar Traore/Baba Drame” from MyCoy Tyner Guitars (Half Note/McCoy Tyner Music)
Also in this Issue
  • Recording School
  • Gordon Goodwin
  • Fred Breitberg
  • Jane Ira Bloom solo transcribed
  • Jake Shimabukuro

PLUS: Dozens of album reviews, product reviews and much more!