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.

Rocket

Yet another trio that should whet the appetite of creative jazz lovers, Wadada Leo Smith, Jack DeJohnette and Vijay…

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Overboard

The tantalizing trio of Andrew Cyrille, William Parker and Enrico Rava came together last year to record a salute to…

Be Out S’Cool

A meeting of creative jazz titans, the OGJB Quartet performed for the first time at New York’s…

Blue in Nublu

Growing up in a small town in Finland, Mikko Innanen picked up the saxophone at the age…

Legend of the Cranes

Birds have long been a source of inspiration for pianist and composer Iro Haarla, not just…

Ancestors Pt. III

Wadada Leo Smith has a penchant for trumpet and drum duos. In fact, he recently released…

Andrew Cyrille

Like fellow octogenarian Wadada Leo Smith, drummer-composer Andrew Cyrille remains a creative powerhouse in the jazz world,…

Zulu Water Festival

At the age of 80, Wadada Leo Smith remains a powerful creative force. The past few years…

So Far

Comprising four conservatory-trained Finnish musicians, the Ilmiliekki Quartet quickly piled up the accolades upon its founding in…

In the Flesh

In 2003, guitarist Raoul Björkenheim and drummer Lukas Ligeti released a set of evocative duets under the album title Shadowglow (TUM).…

Evolution Vamp

A landmark 1976 recording, Juhani Aaltonen and Henrik Otto Donner’s Strings, married jazz improvisation with orchestration. While the Finnish…

Red Dress

If it seems to some jazz fans that vocalist Eugenie Jones materialized out of the ether, well,…

Spring Ahead

As he mentions in the liner notes to his self-released album Be With Me, drummer-composer-arranger Matt Gordy originally…

A Moment in Time

The music of drummer-composer Kabir Dalawari is informed not only by jazz but also by cognitive psychology,…

I Can’t Help It

Responding to the question of why jazz bands don’t play more songs that today’s audiences…

Re.Op

As the jazz world more or less shut down in New York City in 2020,…

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Guitarist-vocalist Jana Herzen has been on a creative roll. On the heels of a series of collaborative…

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