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    The Jazz Record Turns 100

    Written by Marc Myers

    Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:35

    Screen Shot 2017-02-22 at 7.32.28 PMOn Sunday, Feb. 26, the jazz recording will celebrate its 100th anniversary. In 1917, the Original Dixieland Jass Band recorded two sides of a Victor 78rpm—Dixie Jass Band One-Step and Livery Stable Blues.

    Remembering Larry Coryell

    Written by Marc Myers

    Wednesday, 22 February 2017 14:59

    MI0000076995The importance of Larry Coryell in jazz history cannot be overstated.

    Larry Coryell (1943-2017)

    Written by Marc Myers

    Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:57

    Screen Shot 2017-02-20 at 9.28.02 PMLarry Coryell, a guitarist who started out playing rock 'n' roll as a teen but wound up pioneering jazz-rock fusion starting in the mid-1960s and then psychedelic fusion in the early '70s, influencing a generation of guitarists, died on Feb. 19. He was 73.

    Cherry Wainer: Funky Organ

    Written by Marc Myers

    Friday, 17 February 2017 11:58

    3029111365Virtually unknown in the States, Cherry Wainer was a British organist who appeared most often on German television in the 1960s as a duo with her husband, drummer Don Storer.

    Barbara Carroll (1925-2017)

    Written by Marc Myers

    Thursday, 16 February 2017 16:46

    COL_00018_00888Barbara Carroll, a gifted jazz and pop pianist and singer who initially made a name for herself in New York in the late 1940s as a standout bop keyboardist with a proclivity for block chords and impeccable time, died on Feb. 12. She was 92.

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