DownBeat Issue Roundup - October 2020

Friday, September 4, 2020

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


Contents in the October 2020 Issue Include:

Cover: DownBeat presents a special report on racism, social justice and activism in the jazz community. We speak with musicians, venue owners, arts administrators, label executives, broadcasters and other industry professionals about racism and cultural biases. In this article, musicians such as Jason Moran and other jazz professionals weigh in on some of the most deeply troubling aspects of our society, and share insights on seeking unity through shared values.



Terence Blanchard discusses composing music for Spike Lee's film Da 5 Bloods, and other projects
Bob James talks about his lengthy career, including his new release Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 Sessions
Bettye Lavette speaks with DownBeat about her nwe album Blackbirds