DownBeat Issue Roundup March 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

ArkivJazz is the place to further explore the January 2020 issue of DownBeat Magazine, now mailing to subscribers. Click here to view and purchase albums featured in this issue.


Contents in the March 2020 Issue Include:

Cover: Pat Metheny reaches a new artistic peak with the album From This Place. The program features 10 of Metheny’s compositions, recorded with his longtime drummer, Antonio Sánchez, bassist Linda May Han Oh and pianist Gwilym Simcock, as well as the Hollywood Studio Symphony conducted by Joel McNeely. Special guests include Meshell Ndegeocello (vocals), Grégoire Maret (harmonica) and Luis Conte (percussion). Metheny and his band will launch an extensive international tour in 2020


  • Grammy-winning bassist Ben Williams issues his strongest sociopolitical statement yet with I Am A Man
  • Saxophonist Eric Alexander marks a new chapter in his career with Eric Alexander With Strings
  • Trumpeter Bria Skonberg's new release Nothing Never Happens reflects her artistic ambition and her refusal to be pigeonholed