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Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – September 2019

There's always one more thing in the vault, it seems. This month, a previously unreleased John Coltrane session will appear, and much like last year's…
Phil Freeman | September 20, 2019 - 10:35 am

Gotcha Covered

8 Jazz Covers Of “My Favorite Things” That Are Better Than “7 Rings”

Ariana Grande has had a pretty rough 2019, huh? And it's all thanks to "7 Rings," a song she's gotten a pretty sour critical reception…
Nate Patrin | February 5, 2019 - 1:29 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – June 2018

I had been planning to attend the Vision Festival, which had an absolutely amazing lineup this year, in Brooklyn last month, but had to abandon…
Phil Freeman | June 22, 2018 - 2:28 pm

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Hear The Title Track From Previously Unreleased John Coltrane Album Blue World

Last year saw the release of Both Directions At Once, a lost album featuring new material that legendary saxophonist and bandleader John Coltrane recorded with…
Peter Helman | August 16, 2019 - 10:49 am

Stream John Coltrane’s Lost Album Both Directions At Once

There's a new John Coltrane album out today, 55 years after its recording and 51 years after the legendary saxophonist's death. It's a remarkable turn…
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2018 - 9:51 am

Sounding Board

Defeating The Jazz Zombies: America’s Music Is Alive & Well — These 7 Artists Are Proof

Jazz has a zombie problem. Musicians who’ve been dead for decades continue to stalk the commercial landscape, grabbing listeners new to the genre before they…
Phil Freeman | September 12, 2016 - 11:21 am