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2003 Stories by Daniel King

Archives: 2003 | 2002
  • Close-Up on Glendale, Queens

    published October 14, 2003

    Portions of this article have been updated. Glendale contains more headstones than living,... More >>

  • Maybe He'll Tackle the Bellamy Brothers and Bright Eyes Next Time

    published September 16, 2003

    Jazz-pop has expanded lately, with Brad Mehldau, the Bad Plus, and Dr. Lonnie Smith covering Radiohead, Beck, Nirvana. So Jason Moran's decision... More >>

  • Well Strung: Carter's Musical Present Tied Up With a Bow

    published September 9, 2003

    Paganini. You know, the famous violinist, classical celebrity, and waltz-stomping workhorse, whose instrument rests in a bank vault under strict... More >>

  • Improvising Exertion and Making Listeners Cry for a Naked Horn

    published August 19, 2003

    Here's a formula for free jazz: tension followed by resolution, insistence by resignation, improvisation by noise. Oh, that's a formula for... More >>

  • Spirits Up!

    published July 15, 2003

    Sarah Michelle Gellar's decision to quit Buffy after her contract expired drew waves of wistful mourners, online petitions, and... More >>

  • Prom Balloons

    published May 27, 2003

    Nineteen-year-old Manhattanite Peter Cincotti just doubled Diana Krall's record sales, becoming Billboard's top trad-jazz seller of the... More >>

  • Listings

    published May 13, 2003

    Daniel Carter marks his territory by aiming his trumpet at the ground in a virtual circle, and then lunges toward the ceiling with shrill... More >>

  • Hanging the Judge

    published May 13, 2003

    In a recent issue of JazzTimes magazine, Stanley Crouch accuses white critics of elevating white musicians "far beyond their abilities" to... More >>

  • Close-Up on Fort Hamilton

    published April 1, 2003

    Portions of this article have been updated. Understanding war, and getting through it,... More >>

  • Fire Music

    published March 11, 2003

    In the 1960s and '70s, the Jazz and People's Movement, lead by Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Lee Morgan, physically disrupted Dick Cavett's, Johnny... More >>

  • Twelve Unbelchy Men

    published February 25, 2003

    Aren't trombonists just deeper-voiced saxophonists? Not always. Slide Hampton's new Spirit of the Horn nearly blows my plunger. His sweet... More >>

  • Close-up on Peter Cooper Village

    published January 21, 2003

    Respite from absurd Manhattan rents is not a lot to ask for. You just have to wait 10 years if you're looking for it in Peter Cooper Village or... More >>

  • Man of Substance

    published January 21, 2003

    It's charming to think Stanley Crouch grew Wynton Marsalis in a petri dish. But fact is, Marsalis is an independent thinker whose boyish charm... More >>

  • NY Mirror

    published January 14, 2003

    Chet Baker, please report to the 22-year-old in the photograph. Michael Leviton looks nothing like you, sure, but he seduces listeners with... More >>

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