- New Orleans' jazz legend Bob French passed away earlier this week at the age of 74. He is widely known for being the bandleader of the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band.
- NPR's A Blog Supreme explores 5 New Directions in Jazz Evolution.
- The Village Voice decided to throw in their two cents on the top "Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die."
- The San Jose Mercury News makes it easy to shop for any jazz fan with their Gift Guide 2012.
- Pianist Jason Moran is out to make jazz more personal.
- A brief look at the turbulent history of the Belgrade Jazz Festival.