JazzWax

Marc Myers writes daily on jazz legends and legendary jazz recordings and is a frequent music and arts contributor for the Wall Street Journal.

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Why Jazz Happened

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

 

  • January 28, 2023Claudia, Carol and Roy
    In The Wall Street Journal last week, I interviewed legendary Italian actress Claudia Cardinale and her daughter, Claudia Squitieri, via Zoom for my “House Call” column in the Mansion section (go here …
  • January 27, 2023Backgrounder: Nicola Stilo & Toninho Horta — 'Duets'
    This week’s Backgrounder comes courtesy of Bill Kirchner, who sent along Nicola Stilo and Toninho Horta’s gorgeous album Duets (1999). Stilo is an Italian flutist and Horta is a Brazilian singer and g …
  • January 26, 2023Carol Sloane: My 10 Favorite Tracks
    Yesterday, I posted my full 2009 interview with the late Carol Sloane, which Matt Schudel quote for in Washington Post obit. Today, I thought I’d provide 10 of my favorite recordings by Carol: Here’s …

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