Marc Myers writes daily on jazz legends and legendary jazz recordings and is a frequent music and arts contributor for the Wall Street Journal.
Marc is also the author of “Why Jazz Happened” (University of California Press).
In 2012, JazzWax was named the Jazz Journalists Association’s “Blog of the Year.” – See more.
Recent posts from JazzWax
- Jon Hendricks (1921-2017) November 23, 2017
Jon Hendricks, a singer, songwriter and lyricist who pioneered vocalese—the art of crafting words to famed jazz solos—and was a co-founder of the vocal group Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, died November …
- George Avakian (1919-2017) November 22, 2017
George Avakian, who as an executive and producer at Columbia Records in the 1940s and ’50s created a successful formula for packaging jazz as popular music and who signed Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck and …
- Della Reese (1931-2017) November 21, 2017
Della Reese, best known as the boss of a band of earth-bound divine messengers on the 1990s TV series Touched By an Angel who began her career decades earlier in recording studios and supper clubs as …
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