In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Here's Stanley Crouch, writing in response to twin hit pieces on Jackson (by Greg Tate and Guy Trebay) published in the Voice two months prior. Man in the Mirror By Stanley Crouch November 17, 1987 Because Afro-Americans have presented chal ... More >>
Riding the racial high-wire
Hypocrisy and lack of flow defeat Marsalis's attack on "safari seekers" and "thug-life coons"
Trygve Seim and bandmates expand upon what by now is ECM's own jazz tradition
Farrakhan Brings It All Back Home
Dismantling canons, describing contexts, the new jazz studies come of age.
Alfred Appel Connects the Moderns
Lincoln Center Thaws Its Cold War on Jazz Activism
Harlem Book Fair Heeds the Call
Living History or Death Sentence?