DownBeat Issue Roundup October 2019

Friday, August 23, 2019

ArkivJazz is the place to further explore the October 2019 issue of DownBeat Magazine, now mailing to subscribers. Click here to view and purchase albums featured in this issue, and be sure to investigate the ArkivJazz VIP Program, which includes a free print and digital subscription to DownBeat as well as free USPS shipping.


Contents in the October 2019 Issue Include:

Cover: Composer and bandleader Poncho Sanchez—who topped the Percussion category in the 2016 DownBeat Readers Poll—has a new album, Trane’s Delight. The 11-track program features three classic John Coltrane tunes and a pair of new compositions written in honor of the saxophonist, alongside some classic favorites that represent the percussionist’s wide spectrum of influences. In the summer and fall, Sanchez will perform at jazz clubs and festivals, including the 50th Anniversary Concord Jazz Festival on Aug. 3 in Concord, California.


  • JD Allen discusses the inspiration behind his 13th album Barracoon
  • The SFJAZZ Collective has added two new members for its 2019-2020 season and tours
  • Vocalist Veronica Swift presents her new release Confessions