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Flauting Tradition

Bud Shank is best known for popularizing the flute in modern jazz. That's not what he wanted to be famous for, but it's his own fault. When he moved to Los Angeles in 1946 at the age of 20, he…
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The Last of the Hipsters

The Complete Atlantic Recordings of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh (Mosaic) Jazz pianist Lennie Tristano died on Long Island in 1978 at the age of 58; but he'd withdrawn years before into a self-imposed semi-isolation that was punctured…
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