Author: Bob Jacobson

Artist Profiles

Baltimore Jazz Photographer Jeffrey Kliman Honored by University of Pittsburgh

Baltimore-based jazz photographer Jeffrey Kliman says he is “aglow” and “a happy camper.” That’s because in October, University of Pittsburgh’s Hillman Library celebrated its newly purchased archive of Kliman’s work — over 52,000 negatives, 3,000 slides, 2,300 prints and proofs, and 1,000 contact sheets — primarily black and white images of jazz musicians, taken from 1986 to 2014. | Read more>> Read More
CD Reviews

Vocalist Tony Z’s New Album: Standing Ovations

Vocalist Tony Ziesat explains that his latest album, with pianist Stef Scaggiari, is titled Standing Ovations! because its nine songs “have struck a resonant chord in audiences during my live performances over the years.” Many of those performances took place at Germano’s, the Little Italy restaurant which often featured jazz and which, like so many others, did not survive the Covid pandemic. | Read more>> Read More