DownBeat’s 2018 Guide to Gift Giving

  I  
Image

John Legend is one of 21 artists whose new holiday albums are reviewed in our Yuletide Music Roundup.

(Photo: Scott Schafer)

DownBeat offers cool gifts for everyone on your shopping list. Our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide is filled with books, vinyl reissues, CD box sets, holiday albums, instruments, gear and more.

Our Yuletide Music Roundup is an expanded version of the holiday album reviews from the Gift Guide, with exclusive online reviews of 11 new albums.

Plus, DownBeat makes the perfect gift for anyone who loves jazz. We’ve got great deals on subscriptions, whether you want to read DownBeat in print, online or on your tablet.

To see the 2018 Holiday Gift Guide, click here.

To check out the Yuletide Music Roundup, click here.

To order a DownBeat subscription, click here.



  • Dolphy_Jean-PierreLeloir.jpg

    Recordings that make up Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions sat in a Long Island home, untouched, for decades.

  • VISION_L7A0599crediEvaKapanadaze_WEB.jpg

    Ambrose Akinmusire and Kris Davis perform in New York at Vision Festival, which ran May 23–28. Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest earned a 5-star rating in DownBeat during 2018.

  • web_Wayne_Shorter_credit_Tracey_Salazar.jpg

    Saxophonist and 2018 Kennedy Center Honoree Wayne Shorter delivers a speech Dec. 1 at a State Department dinner in Washington, D.C.

  • web_ETA_CREDIT_RyanJulio.jpg

    Josh Johnson (left), Alex Boneham, Jay Bellerose and Jeff Parker perform at ETA in L.A.’s Highland Park neighborhood.

  • streaming_ingrid__creidtHelmutBerns.jpg

    Reedist Ingrid Laubrock said she relishes the freedom that comes with recording for independent labels like Relative Pitch and Germany’s Intakt, but remains skeptical of the music industry’s digital shift.


On Sale Now
February 2019
Terri Lyne Carrington
Look Inside
Subscribe
Print | Digital | iPad