For The Record

For The Record

Ann Reynolds/Clave GringaJoySelf-Released Even the most die-hard of straight-ahead jazz enthusiasts can’t deny the music’s deep historical relationship with the music of Latin America and its diasporas. On her latest release, Joy, Seattle-based pianist and composer...
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

John Coltrane photo by Don Schlitten / Courtesy Abramorama In my twenties, I fell under the spell of the sound of John Coltrane’s saxophone. As a young student of the saxophone myself, I collected his recordings and assembled them into a shrine. It became a ritual –...