DownBeat Issue Roundup - March 2021

Thursday, January 28, 2021

ArkivJazz is the place to further explore the March 2021 issue of DownBeat Magazine, now mailing to subscribers. Click here to view and purchase albums featured in this issue.


Contents in the March 2021 Issue Include:

Cover: Pianist Ethan Iverson’s recent big band commission, presented at the 2019 Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy, is documented on the new album Bud Powell In The 21st Century, a collaboration featuring the Umbria Jazz Orchestra.  The program includes renditions of some compositions that Powell recorded in 1949, including “Bouncing With Bud” and “Dance Of The Infidels.” DownBeat catches up with Iverson to discuss this project, as well as other work he has done since his departure from The Bad Plus at the end of 2017.



  • Revered saxophonist Gary Bartz presents his new release on the Jazz is Dead label
  • DownBeat speaks with vocalist/composer Gretchen Parlato about her release Flor
  • Indie Life: A focus on independent labels and artists using creative ways to get their music out to fans