Kevin Whitehead Kevin Whitehead is the jazz critic on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
'Mental Weather': Moody, Variable, Promising
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'