• Remembering Kenny Drew
    Had he lived, pianist Kenny Drew would have celebrated his 87th birthday today. Drew first recorded with trumpeter Howard McGhee in 1950, when he was… ... [read more]
    AJBlog: RiffTidesPublished 2015-08-28
    3 days ago
  • Slim Gaillard (Oroony)
    The story in yesterday’s Rifftides post about Jaki Byard quoted drummer Alan Dawson’s excursion into phrases originated by the late Slim Gaillard. It could be… ... [read more]
    AJBlog: RiffTidesPublished 2015-08-27
    4 days ago
  • Jaki Byard And Musique du bois
    A Rifftides reader, composer Michael Robinson, responded to the Monday recommendation of the Jaki Byard Project’s Inch by Inch (see the July 24 post) with… ... [read more]
    AJBlog: RiffTidesPublished 2015-08-26
    5 days ago
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