Author: The Jazz Messenger

Jack DeJohnette Expands His Musical Universe

The multitalented drummer/pianist/composer Jack DeJohnette has recorded and performed with nearly every jazz icon over the past 40 years including Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Jackie McLean, Freddie Hubbard, Charles Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny and many others. In addition, he has led several innovative groups including the popular Jack…

By The Jazz Messenger April 2, 2010 Off

Jazz 101

Jazz Online’s simple introduction into the world of jazz is designed to help you easily navigate your way through the genre’s main styles and rich history. We have highlighted the main periods of the music’s history and have provided a basic list of recommended recordings that compliments each style. Below listen to Jazz Online’s audio…

By The Jazz Messenger January 20, 2010 Off

Starter Kit

Finding your way to jazz can seem like a daunting task. Whether you are just beginning your journey or looking to add some choice recordings to your collection, the Jazz Online Starter Kit can set you on the right path. Each recording represents the lasting contribution of some of the most influential forces in jazz.…

By The Jazz Messenger January 20, 2010 Off