Brian Zimmerman

Brian Zimmerman is the Digital Content Editor of JAZZIZ Magazine. His writing has appeared in DownBeat Magazine, The Broward/Palm Beach New Times and The Forward. He graduated from the University of Florida and currently resides near Miami, where he can be seen playing trumpet and bass in local bands.

Someone To Watch Over Me

On the cusp of 80, Chick Corea remains a master of communication — with audiences…

Tune Up

By 1967, Sonny Rollins was no stranger to European audiences. The saxophonist had been a…


In an oft-quoted aphorism about adaptability, martial arts master Bruce Lee touted the mutability of…

On a Misty Night/Gipsy

Following in the footsteps of Lambert, Hendrix and Ross and The Manhattan Transfer, The Royal…

Nica’s Dream

For two and a half decades, trombonist Conrad Herwig has been putting an Afro-Latin spin…


With Hero Trio (Whirlwind), saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa honors his influences and inspirations by offering updates…

The Authoritative Voice in Jazz



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