Kevin Whitehead Kevin Whitehead is the jazz critic on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
Reviewed: A Biography of the 'Queen of Trumpet'
Summing Up Drew Gress' 'Irrational Numbers'
Andy Bey: A Risk-Taking Virtuoso
Jazz Box Sets from Veterans and Legends
Re-Issued Nat King Cole Is Elegant, Understated
'Lee Morgan, Volume 2': Remastered
The Real McCoy (Tyner) Releases 'Quartet'
Everybody Digs 'Em: Two Jazz Greats from '58
From 1958, 'Folk Songs for Far Out Folk'
Chu Berry's Legacy, Explored at Length
Alvin Batiste, His Own Best Memorialist
Michael Brecker's 'Pilgrimage'
Coleman's 'Grammar' Proves Prize-Worthy