Chick Corea Exclusive interview by Kevin Le Gendre Dave Brubeck The early days astold by Brubeck to Keith Howell Steve Argiielles The quirky drummer gets down with Kenny Mathieson Django Bates Where's Django been since winning the Jazzpar? Beowulf Mayfield finds out Christian McBride He's a funky dude, as Sarah Cropper discovers John McLaughlin Charles Alexander catches up with one of this country's greatest jazz exports Wayne Krantz The cult guitarist introduced by Kenny Mathieson Listening Post This month: Joe Lovano REVIEWS Letters


Wayne Krantz (right)

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