Reedist Scott Robinson is set to stream a set via the Smalls website Friday alongside pianist Helen Sung, bassist Martin Wind and drummer Peter Van Nostrand.

(Photo: Bud Glick)

What To Stream This Week

As performers look to replace income from lost gigs and regain a sense of community amid the coronavirus pandemic, a number of musicians are using online streaming services to…


(Ronin Rhythm)

David Tranchina Large-ish Ensemble
The Ogre
(Big Ego)

George DeLancey
(Self Release)

John Zorn: Virtue

Daniel Hersog Jazz Orchestra
Night Devoid Of Stars
(Cellar Music)

Ray Mantilla

Larry Willis
I Fall In Love Too Easily


Trumpeter Lee Morgan (1938–’72) performs with the Jazz Messengers on Nov. 15, 1959, at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

(Photo: Nationaal Archief, The Hague)

Lee Morgan: Jazz Can Be Sold

“The first rock ’n’ roll group I was in—me and Archie Shepp, and Reggie Workman for a while, too—was Carl Holmes and the Jolly Rompers.” Thirty-one-year-old trumpeter Lee Morgan—at 18 a member of Dizzy Gillespie’s State Department band, long-associated with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, writer of “The Sidewinder” and leader of his own quintet—was illustrating a point.

“Music is coming so close together,” he said. “Everybody’s using a little bit of everybody else. A tremendous amount of beautiful material is coming from…

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