#3/4-2010 released on August 5, 2010!
On the cover: John Abbott's portrait of Hank Jones,
accompanying "The Last of Joneses," a feature story about
Hank's long and fruitful life in music. Festival chronicles:
extensive reviews of the Moscow's "Mansion.Jazz",
Tallin's Jazzkaar and Plios Jazz Festival in rural
part of Northern Russia. The National Jazz Guide: Republic of
Belarus - a review of jazz history (including a story about
the centennial of Eddie Rosner, the founder of jazz in
Belarus,) today's jazz scene, and the state of jazz education in
Belarus. Jazz Awards 2010: an overview, including the
triumph of our staff photographer Lena Adasheva, who won
the Photo of the Year award. Vienna Art Orchestra: game
over. Seattle's Real Poets: Yuri Lnogradski interviews
Dennis Rea and Jay Jaskot. Roy Haynes and the Fountain of
Youth: Diana Kondrashina attends the 85th birthday celebration
of the legendary drummer in NYC. Pianist Valery Grokhovsky
at 50: "It's so easy to vulgarize the classics!" Kurt
Gottschalk's New York Is Now. Space Vibrations in the
capital of Siberia: Roman Stolyar interviews Matthew Shipp
after the latter's concert with Sabir Mateen in Novosibirsk.
Bassist Dominic Duval interviewed by Maxim Micheliov.
Young Scene: Pianist Grigory Sandomirsky. In Memoriam:
Rob McConnell, Fred Anderson, Lena Horne, Joya Sherrill.
Russians Keep Coming: pianist Nikolay Sidorenko wins
Montreux Jazz Festival's Boesendorfer Solo Piano Competition,
singer Yuliana Rogacheva takes home the Listeners Prize
from the Shure Montreaux Jazz Voice Competition... and much