Throughout his career, Brad Mehldau has showcased a penchant for borrowing rock material and making…
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Summer is upon us, and with it comes the 40th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto. The fest is all set to take place June 26 through July 6 in downtown Montreal, with several hundred thousand people descending upon the Canadian city to experience the biggest jazz celebration in the world.
Vocalist Michael Bublé reclaimed the top spot and jazz fusion group Pieces of a Dream debuted at No. 2 in this week’s Billboard Jazz 100 Charts, while over in the JazzWeek Radio Charts, guitarist Dave Stryker entered his second straight week in the No. 1 spot with his grooving retro-funk album Eight Track III.
In this issue, we delve into the raw yet refined art of pianist Myra Melford, chat with Larry Grenadier about his first solo bass recording and check in with saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock, guitarist Bobby Broom, drummer Allison Miller and more.