Groove Notes, the KPLU blog, has been seeing some shows lately at the Earshot Jazz Festival in Seattle. If you read closely, you'll see they caught The Bad Plus playing tunes from an upcoming album. Speaking of Earshot: The photo blog Eyeshot Jazz is still great.
A new documentary traces the steps of Charles Mingus, through the eyes of his grandson, Kevin Ellington Mingus. Funding is being solicited.
Latin Grammys were awarded last night. Jazz winners include Paquito D'Rivera and the Corea/Clarke/White trio. Of course, the protest over the elimination of the Latin Jazz category (among others) in the "main" Grammy Awards ceremony continues.