David Yaffe

  1. profile
    Elvis Costello Wrote the Anthem for This Brooding TimeHe’s back with his 31st (or so) studio album. But don’t look for any consolation from him.
  2. music
    How Radiohead Became Themselves in 7 Not-So-Easy StepsThey’re so effing special.
  3. By the Sea With Dinah and LouisIt was 50 years ago that twentysomething fashion photographer Bert Stern decided he had to make a movie before he turned 30, and that it would b […]
  4. Q&A: Lorraine GordonThe Village Vanguard’s Guardian Angel
  5. Crossing OverTwo great jazz singers. One great jazz label. A passel of critical acclaim. So why are Blue Note stars Cassandra Wilson and Norah Jones covering […]
  6. Bass InstinctsTwo exuberant concerts – one part of a weekly series at Time Café, the other an 80th-birthday homage – affirm the late bassist and compos […]
  7. Holiday SeasonMore than 40 years after her death, Billie Holiday still sets the standard for jazz singing, leaving smoothly groomed packages like Diana Krall […]
  8. Miles BehindA specter is haunting the JVC Jazz Festival: Miles Davis. But when it comes to innovation, most acolytes have given up the ghost.
  9. Learning to ReedDowntown Jewish jazz artists are coming out of the closet, blowing contemporary twists on klezmer riffs for enthusiastic audiences. Is anyone up […]
  10. When Sonny Gets BlueWith a new album and a free concert, saxophonist Sonny Rollins is still jazzing Manhattan – and worrying about the apocalypse.