In which I cover an in-depth article written by The New Yorker‘s George Packer on Amazon.com founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, including my own conflicted feelings on the topic. Also referenced are a Radiolab piece on Amazon’s fulfillment centres + a photo gallery of same.
My immediate reflections after completing a second 12-month round of treatment with PfHW in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I also make recommendations for new or returning participants to the program.
A solid, moving performance of excellent original compositions in a sophisticated standard jazz style with Dave Douglas on trumpet; Jon Irabagon on tenor sax; Uri Caine on piano; Linda Oh on bass; and Johnathan Blake on drums.
A review of John Scofield’s new Überjam quartet featuring guitarist and producer Avi Bortnick, from their performance at the main stage at the 2013 Halifax Jazz Festival.
This review covers the 2013 Halifax Jazz Festival performance of the Montreal-based acoustic jazz trio Trifolia, led by pianist Marianne Trudel, with Étienne LaFrance on bass and Patrick Graham on drums and percussion.