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For John Surman's 72nd Birthday, a Jazziz Feature Article from 2009

For the 72nd birthday of the master saxophonist/woodwindist John Surman, here’s a feature piece that Jazziz gave me an opportunity to write about him in 2009, when he was gigging behind the ECM release,  2,784 more words


Album Review: John Abercrombie's First Quartet Box Set

For some reason (could it be the name?) American guitarist John Abercrombie has never really received the same kind of attention as his contemporaries John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and Mike Stern. 575 more words

Album Reviews

For John Abercrombie's 71st Birthday, An Interview From 2012

In recognition of guitarist John Abercrombie’s 71st birthday, here’s an early edit of an interview that I conducted with him in 2012 for a Jazziz… 3,542 more words


Upstairs Jazz Bar and Grill celebrates 20 years of being at the top

Owner Joel Giberovitch was reflecting the other day on the 20th anniversary of his intimate downtown club, Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill on Mackay St. 699 more words


The man Upstairs (Joel Giberovitch interviewed, on the eve of his Montreal jazz club's 20th anniversary)

Beginning this Thursday, Montreal’s Upstairs Jazz Bar and Grill marks its 20th anniversary with 11 nights of high-level gigs that will showcase visiting American greats such as John Abercrombie, Jim Black, Houston Person and Edmar Casteneda as well as Montrealers Oliver Jones, Ranee Lee and Jean-Michel Pilc. 1,845 more words