John Coltrane

Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane: The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings

For an all-too-brief, magical time in 1957, two of the greatest musicians in history, Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane performed together every night at New York's Five Spot Cafe and between April and July of that year, they made their only studio recordings together.

John Coltrane's 'Afro Blue Impressions' expended edition coming

Concord Music Group will reissue a remastered and expanded edition of John Coltrane’s Afro Blue Impressions album on August 20, 2013.

The Blue Note Years: The Photography Of Francis Wolff & Jimmy Katz

Spring, 2009 JazzPrezzo proudly announces the release of The Blue Note Years: The Photography Of Francis Wolff and Jimmy Katz in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Blue Note Records, the most important record label in the history of jazz.

Thoughts on American Music & Jerry Garcia

In light of the upcoming Fourth of July I would like to invite all readers to comment with your ideas of what constitutes American Music.  We could get a very nice discussion going regarding bands, styles, influences, allusions, imagery, intent, and anything else that might come up about what American Music is, was, means and does.