35 Honorary Americans

by admin on December 1, 2008

So you have your European jazz street cred, you have your American jazz street cred, and then you have your rare transatlantic musicians who can lay claim to both.  I thought it might be interesting to come up with a list of European jazz musicians who have become household names for Americans.  Whether or not […]


Top 50 European Jazz Albums

by admin on November 30, 2008

I am asked periodically by acquaintances who know little about jazz to recommend a list of top albums to get them started.  Now that  I am involved in writing a dissertation/book based on research in Europe, I get the same questions about European jazz, this time from fellow music scholars: what does it sound like? […]