Jazz Magazine (1976-1980)

A complete annotated index compiled by Michael Fitzgerald
Thanks to Tom Stites (Editor and Publisher) and Peter Keepnews (Contributing Editor/Managing Editor)

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Volume 4

Volume 1, Number 1 (Summer 1976) view cover


Jazzkids' Revolution Is Here

By Ed Lowe

Jazzkids Reflect On Jazz

By Carl Strommen

Ellington After the Duke

An assessment by Bob Blumenthal

Mercer: The Man

By Leonard Feather

Rahsaan Roland Kirk Returns

By Eric Levin

Insight: Bird's Oboe Player Remembers the Man

Martin Sperber interview by Carl Strommen

Bookings

Where major groups are playing nationally

Soundings

By Harry Pearson

A jazz-lover's audio and record-care guide

Reviews

Notes

Fragments

By Vincent Pelote

Answers to your jazz history questions

Waxings

By Dan Morgenstern

Clues in the search for hard-to-get records

Woodshed: Three Blues Progressions

By Carl Strommen

Volume 1, Number 2 (Fall 1976) view cover


An Afternoon At Miles's

Interview by Sy Johnson; story by Ed Lowe; cover drawing by Gary Viskupic

Insight: Of Congas and Kenton and Salsa's Secret

Ramon Lopez interview by Carl Strommen and Tom Stites

Drawing From Jazz To Create Rock

[Steely Dan]

By Bob Blumenthal

Unearthing Jazz Heritage You Can See and Hear

By Leonard Maltin

Plans For a Memorable Party

By Leonard Maltin

Sound Tracks: How Hollywood Buried Jazz

By Don Heckman

Letters

Notes

Festivals

Gallery: Chick Corea

Text and photographs by Sy Johnson

Reviews

Time Capsules

Reviews of reissues, by John McDonough

Soundings

By Harry Pearson

A jazz-lover's audio and record-care guide

Waxings

By Dan Morgenstern

Clues in the search for hard-to-get records

Woodshed: Cycle of Fifths

By Neil Slater

Bookings

Where major groups are playing nationally

Fragments

By Vincent Pelote

Answers to your jazz history questions

Volume 1, Number 3 (Spring 1977) view cover


Barry Harris: True Keeper of the Bebop Flame

Interview by Ira Gitler

European Festivals

By Stuart Troup

50 Years of Benny Goodman

By John McDonough

Ornette: An Experimental Music That Has Aged Gracefully

Assessment by Bob Blumenthal

Ornette: Bobby Bradford's Portrait of an Emerging Giant

By Keith Raether

Letters

Notes

People

Gallery: Chet Baker and Dizzy Gillespie

Text and photos by Sy Johnson

Reviews

Time Capsules

Reviews of reissues, by John McDonough

Soundings

By Harry Pearson

A jazz-lover's audio and record-care guide

Waxings

By Tom Piazza

Clues in the search for hard-to-get records

Woodshed: From The Contemporary Arranger on Effective Voicing for Full Band

By Don Sebesky

Books

Bookings

Where major groups are playing nationally

Fragments

By Vincent Pelote

Answers to your jazz history questions

Volume 1, Number 4 (Summer 1977) view cover


Record Companies Hear The Call Of Jazz

By Peter Keepnews

Independent Labels Grow

By Jerry DeMuth

The Lionization Of Dexter Gordon

By Peter Keepnews; cover illustration by John Kier

Bird Lives

By Sy Johnson

Band Mania: Rehearsing And Hoping

By Ed Lowe

Rehearsal Bands

Jack Daugherty Orchestra; Emil Palame Big Band

By Bill Schremp

Success Stories

Insight: A Musician And Writer

Writings by Yusef Lateef, excerpted from Spheres

Paul Bley: Avant-Gardist in Mellow Years

Interview by Eric Levin

Letters

People

Notes

[Jazz Consortium, NY Jazz Museum, Jazz Interactions]

Gallery: Charlie Parker on 52nd Street; Slam Stewart, Illinois Jacquet

Photos by Mike Eagle

Reviews

[Dizzy Gillespie: The Development of an American Artist; Fletcher Henderson: Developing an American Orchestra; Teddy Wilson: Statements and Improvisations, 1934-1942]

[Dick McDonough & Carl Kress: Guitar Genius in the 1930's; Ben Webster: Ben And The Boys; Chick Webb: Bronzeville Stomp; Lester Young: Jammin' With Lester; Teddy Wilson Sextet: 1944, Vol. 2]

Time Capsules

Reviews of reissues, by John McDonough

Basie After 40 Years

[Good Morning Blues; For The First Time; Basie Jam; The Bosses; Satch And Josh; Basie And Zoot; Basie Jam #2]

Waxings

By Dan Morgenstern

Clues in the search for hard-to-get records

Soundings

By Harry Pearson

A jazz-lover's audio and record-care guide

Woodshed: Dexter Gordon's solo on "Tenor Madness"

Transcription and text by Sy Johnson

Books

Bookings

Where major groups are playing nationally

Fragments

By Vincent Pelote

Answers to your jazz history questions