Jazz Times. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.77770038).
Item Number: HL.77770038
The October issue features two of the great legends of jazz - Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane, the duo behind the classic Tenor Madness. Considered by many people to be the Greatest Living Jazz Musician, Sonny Rollins celebrates his 80th birthday this year and JazzTimes pays tribute to the Saxophone Colossus with a photo essay by John Abbott and story by Bob Blumenthal. The issue also features a rare interview from 1964 with the legendary John Coltrane. The issue also features a profile of innovative pianist Jason Moran and an in-depth look into alternative venues for jazz performance - from house concerts to urban performance spaces. There are also nearly 100 album reviews and columns by noted authors Nate Chinen and Nat Hentoff, adding up to a must-read issue. The issue also includes a 100+ page supplemental edition - The JazzTimes Education Guide - which features stories about important trends in the burgeoning jazz education field, along with a comprehensive directory of collegiate jazz programs, both in the U.S. and internationally. Essential reading not only for prospective and current students, but also for parents of college-bound teens.