Author and jazz journalist Aaron Cohen has already accomplished so much and added to the body of knowledge on jazz, but now there’s more great stuff. His new book, Gentleman of Jazz: A Life in Music (Blackstone Publishing), is a veritable cornucopia of mid-century jazz tales told to Cohen through conversations with pianist Ramsey Lewis.... Continue Reading →
Jurisprudence Meets Music in “Adventures of a Jazz Age Lawyer” by Gary A. Rosen
Modern music has come a long way from the hand-illustrated sheet music and heavy shellac albums circa 1925. Our Jazz Age predecessors struggled no less than contemporary artists do concerning rights, permissions, “sampling” and myriad points of contention in protecting their creative expressions. A new book by Gary A. Rosen coming out in January 2020... Continue Reading →
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