Monday, February 16, 2009

At last, out #1-2009

In our first 2009 issue:

- Alex Rostotsky (face on the cover) and his newest "Promenade With Mussorgsky" album
- Joe Pass would be 80, Lonnie Johnson 110, J.J.Johnson 85, and Benny Golson turns 80
- Crisis? What crisis? - a new jazz club opens in Moscow on the Arbat street
- GRAMMY® Jazz Nominees and Winners
- The Bad Plus: Why We Play This Strange Music (Ethan Iverson and Reid Anderson interviewed)
- Blue Note Records turns 70
- Vilnius Mama Jazz, the Festival of the Popular Jazz
- Jazz Travels: Jazz Globus Festival in Jerusalem, Israel
- Will Know: Italian-Russian sax player Dimitri Grechi Espinosa
- Kurt Gottschalk's New York Is Now
- In memoriam: Fathead Newman, Hank Crawford, Freddie Hubbard
- Young Lions Turn 40
- Will Know: Polish sax innovator Macei Koczynski
- Young Scene: bari sax player Roman Sekachev
- The Discreet Charm of the Vinyl: Guennady Petrov and Nikolai Shienok review their favorite vinyl rarities
- History: Alexander Rivchun, Russia's first saxophone educator (1914-1974)
- Jazz Experience: Improvising Musicians Conference in Denver, reviewed by its participator Roman Stolyar
- What Do We Play -- Misha Tsiganov keeps bulding the Russian Real Book

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