Some links that deserve your attention:
—Destination: Out spotlights some classic Don Cherry.
—Tom Hull's latest Jazz Consumer Guide, out now in the Village Voice.
—Derek Taylor, formerly of the late Bagatellen site, has been blogging about jazz records at his blog. (H/T to the aforementioned Destination: Out)
—Howard Mandel on the Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival. (More info: Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium)
—WFIU's Night Lights on Herbie Nichols, jazzist.
—Ethan Iverson on Mal Waldron.
—Wanna know what a C melody saxophone sounds like? (You know, the instrument that was popular before tenor and alto saxes took over.) That and vintage trumpets, in this YouTube channel. (H/T Pork Pie Jazz)
—JazzWax this week features an interview with the late John Bunch and some other fun features.
—The Jazz Session this week interviews Erik Telford and Fred Ho.
—The Checkout this week features Randy Weston, Orrin Evans, the late John Bunch and Tord Gustavsen.
Some links that deserve your attention again:
—Dolphy Day at Le Moyne College
—Alex W. Rodriguez on jazz Muppets
—Eddie Gale, health care activist
—Nate Chinen on "mossy stones"
—Jazz, Deconstructed in Albuquerque
And a roundup of other jazz coverage on NPR lately:
—Mark your calendars for our Sam Yahel trio live Webcast next Wednesday, Apr. 14.
—Listen to all of The Nels Cline Singers' new 2-CD set Initiate while you still can!
—Christian Scott plays music and talks to Tell Me More guest host Audie Cornish.
—The Linda Oh trio plays plays at WBGO, now at NPR Music.
—Take Five, ornithology edition.
—JazzSet this week features Ted Nash's Mancini Project.
—Piano Jazz this week features Marian McPartland's own Hickory House trio.
—Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing band played NPR's Mountain Stage this week too.
—Paul Motian, anti-drummer (that's a good thing).