Commentary 12.25.17

Jazz Artistry Now is happy to announce and pleased to introduce readers to our review staff of Jazz Journalists. JAZZ JOURNALISTS Scott Yanow has written 11 books on jazz, over 800 liner notes, and more than 20,000 recording reviews through the years. His writing has graced virtually all of the top jazz magazines and he […]

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Top Jazz of 2017

Jazz Artistry Now – 2017 marks the 16th year I have submitted a “Top Jazz” recordings list for consideration. PARAMETERS This is the same list submitted to the Jazz Journalists Association and posted to my long-time “Musings In Cb” blog as well. The list contains links to the recordings. Readers are encouraged to listen and […]

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Review: Fred Hersch, OPEN BOOK

Artist: Fred Hersch Album: Open Book © Copyright 2017 – Fred Hersch Palmetto Records – 21862 Reviewed By Scott Yanow Jazz Artistry Now – Ever since he emerged on the major league jazz scene in the early 1980s, performing and recording with Art Farmer and Jane Ira Bloom, Fred Hersch has followed his own singular […]


Preview: {Open Book} by Fred Hersch

Fred Hersch | Record Label: Palmetto Records – – – Jazz Artistry Now – We are excited about reviewing the pianist, author, educator, Fred Hersch‘s release, {Open Book} coming out on the Palmetto Records label. JAN Review in August by Scott Yanow – Mr. Yanow has written 11 books on jazz, over 800 liner notes, and more than […]