Jazz Blog

Phil Woods, R.I.P.

Word has arrived of the passing of Phil Woods. The great saxophonist wrote earlier this year that "my improv powers are declining along with my breathing,” and he announced that a concert he played a few weeks ago in Pittsburgh would be his last. Alas, he died today at the age of 83.


LAM Episode 1: Jedediah Berry

Our first in a series of short previews for Live Arts Magazine on October 23rd. Jedediah Berry is author of "The Family Arcana: A Story in Cards", and will be performing excerpts from his latest work at the Academy of Music in Northampton later this month.