Drummer Joe Farnsworth is set to stream a Monday performance alongside tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander, pianist George Cables and bassist Peter Washington.

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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…

Blindfold Test: Matt Brewer

Manuel Valera Trio

Live At L’Osons Jazz Club

Brian Landrus
For Now

Carolina Calvache
Vida Profunda

Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead
Legacy Holder
(Vision Ahead Music)

Jordan Seigel

Beyond Images
(Wonderbird Music)

Ryan Cohan

Jeremy Levy Jazz Orchestra
The Planets: Reimagined


Joni Mitchell performs in 1983.

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Joni Mitchell Makes Mingus Sing

The career of vocalist and songwriter Joni Mitchell has, within the past year, developed to emphasize her associations with jazz music, which have been evident at least since Tom Scott’s L.A. Express joined her on Court And Spark. Mingus, her acclaimed collaboration with the late bassist/composer, and her Playboy Jazz Festival performance with Herbie Hancock, Don Alias, Gene Perla and Randy Brecker are indicative of her latest direction. In conversation, Mitchell states her longtime involvement with jazz—the sound of Annie Ross is clearly…

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