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AAJ Top 100 Most Read Articles: 2009

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All About Jazz tracks how often an article is read, and the articles listed below represent our top 100 published in 2009.

1.

Bill Anschell's Notes from the Lobby
Careers in Jazz
by Bill Anschell
Published: August 18, 2009
2.

General Articles
Separated at Birth 2009
by Michael Lorenz
Published: February 22, 2009
3.

Extended Analysis
Henry Cow: The 40th Anniversary Henry Cow Box Set
by John Kelman
Published: January 12, 2009
4.

Book Excerpts
Bill Bruford: The Autobiography Excerpt: Chapter 10: Is it different, being in jazz?
by AAJ Staff
Published: March 2, 2009
5.

Interviews
Derek Trucks: Moving Forward, Back Where He Started
by Alan Bryson
Published: February 24, 2009
6.

Interviews
Kenny Rankin: From the Heart
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: June 9, 2009
7.

Mikayla's Totally Jazzed
Russel Blake: Transcending Expectations
by Mikayla Gilbreath
Published: March 17, 2009
8.

Interviews
Dave Holland: Consistently Exceptional
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: July 6, 2009
9.

Extended Analysis
The Beatles: Masterful in 2009
by Doug Collette
Published: September 21, 2009
10.

Extended Analysis
Jon Hassell: Last night the moon came dropping its clothes in the street
by John Kelman
Published: May 4, 2009
11.

Extended Analysis
Genesis: Live 1973-2007 Box Set
by John Kelman
Published: September 27, 2009
12.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Bob Weir: The Music Never Stopped
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: January 17, 2009
13.

Interviews
1959: The Year Classic Albums Were Born
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: November 2, 2009
14.

Interviews
Paul Wertico: All In A Day's Work
by Cicily Janus
Published: December 14, 2009
15.

Interviews
Wayne Krantz: Back on Track
by Ian Patterson
Published: August 25, 2009
16.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Bill Frisell: The Quiet Genius
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: June 24, 2009
17.

Interviews
Sonny Rollins: Still Seeking the Lost Chord
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: January 13, 2009
18.

Interviews
Ornette Coleman: Music is a Verb
by Warren Allen
Published: September 21, 2009
19.

Interviews
Yaron Herman: An Urgent Need to Play
by Jean-Marc Gelin
Published: August 26, 2009
20.

Interviews
Jon Hassell: Fourth World and Balancing the North and South of You
by John Kelman
Published: May 4, 2009
21.

Extended Analysis
Keith Jarrett: Testament - Paris / London
by John Kelman
Published: September 29, 2009
22.

Interviews
John Patitucci: Celebrating Jazz Heroes
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: September 7, 2009
23.

Interviews
Christian McBride: Getting the Inside Straight
by Esther Berlanga-Ryan
Published: November 24, 2009
24.

Interviews
Large Ensembles: Is There a Place in This Large Music World?
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: August 17, 2009
25.

Artist Profiles
Jazz Honors The Beatles
by AAJ Staff
Published: September 30, 2009
26.

Interviews
Melody Gardot: Perspective
by Esther Berlanga-Ryan
Published: April 20, 2009
27.

Interviews
Scott Tinkler: Trumpet Down Under
by Ludwig vanTrikt
Published: August 4, 2009
28.

Interviews
Bill Dixon: In Medias Res
by Clifford Allen
Published: September 15, 2009
29.

Live Reviews
Montreal Jazz Festival: Days 1-3 July 1-3, 2009
by John Kelman
Published: July 5, 2009
30.

Interviews
Chris Potter: Way Above Ground with Underground
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: June 29, 2009
31.

Extended Analysis
King Crimson: In the Court of the Crimson King (40th Anniversary Series)
by John Kelman
Published: November 14, 2009
32.

Take Five With...
Take Five With Charlie Harrington
by AAJ Staff
Published: May 23, 2009
33.

Interviews
Jim Hall: The Elegant Guitarist
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: March 16, 2009
34.

Interviews
Jonathan Kreisberg: Unearthed
by Matthew Warnock
Published: October 13, 2009
35.

Interviews
Steve Kuhn: Shimmering Beauty
by Maxwell Chandler
Published: July 7, 2009
36.

Editor's Choice
2008 Contributor Picks
by AAJ Staff
Published: January 16, 2009
37.

General Articles
A Great Day in Harlem: The Spirit Lives - 50 Years On
by Ian Patterson
Published: February 3, 2009
38.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Amiri Baraka: Perspectives on Music and Race
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: August 17, 2009
39.

Extended Analysis
Miles Davis: Kind Of Blue - 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition
by Jeff Stockton
Published: February 8, 2009
40.

Interviews
Brian Blade: Songs From His Heart
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: April 21, 2009
41.

Genius Guide to Jazz
Monsters of Jazz-Influenced Rock
by Jeff Fitzgerald, Genius
Published: February 17, 2009
42.

Live Reviews
Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2009
by Jakob Baekgaard
Published: July 21, 2009
43.

Multiple Reviews
Dave Douglas' Fetish Busting Greenleaf Digital Music Experience
by Mark Corroto
Published: January 26, 2009
44.

Genius Guide to Jazz
How to Listen to Jazz
by Jeff Fitzgerald, Genius
Published: October 26, 2009
45.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Neil Young: The Uncompromising Spirit of a Native Son
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: March 12, 2009
46.

DVD/Video/Film Reviews
Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense - Episode One: The Quiet Revolution
by John Kelman
Published: April 20, 2009
47.

Extended Analysis
U2: No Line on the Horizon
by Nenad Georgievski
Published: March 8, 2009
48.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Tim Berne: The Subliminal Explorations of a Creative Mind
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: August 5, 2009
49.

Interviews
Ravish Momin: The Business of Time
by Clifford Allen
Published: March 3, 2009
50.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Terence Blanchard: Requiem for Katrina
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: January 8, 2009
51.

Extended Analysis
The Bad Plus / Wendy Lewis: For All I Care
by Jeff Vrabel
Published: February 4, 2009
52.

Interviews
Robben Ford: From the Soul
by Matthew Warnock
Published: September 14, 2009
53.

Live Reviews
ECM at 40: Enjoy Jazz Festival: Days 3-6, October 22-25, 2009
by John Kelman


Published: October 27, 2009
54.

Live Reviews
Keith Jarrett's Return To Carnegie Hall
by John Allaster
Published: February 22, 2009
55.

Interviews
Keith Rowe: One Bird Flying Through
by John Eyles
Published: September 2, 2009
56.

Interviews
Gary Burton: Forging Ahead
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: May 25, 2009
57.

Extended Analysis
Genesis: The Movie Box 1981-2007
by John Kelman
Published: November 21, 2009
58.

Interviews
Charlie Hunter: Seven-String Samurai
by Douglas Wright
Published: November 9, 2009
59.

Editor's Choice
AllAboutJazz-New York Best of 2008
by Andrey Henkin
Published: January 10, 2009
60.

Extended Analysis
Anthony Braxton: The Complete Arista Recordings
by Clifford Allen
Published: January 19, 2009
61.

Interviews
Vic Juris: Tension and Release
by Victor L. Schermer
Published: July 28, 2009
62.

Interviews
Barney McAll: Dynamic Pianist And Composer
by Simon Jay Harper
Published: April 7, 2009
63.

Interviews
Julian Lage: Stepping Into the Limelight
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: March 23, 2009
64.

Extended Analysis
David Sylvian: Manafon
by John Kelman
Published: December 6, 2009
65.

Live Reviews
Umbria Jazz: Days 1-3, July 10-12, 2009
by Michael J. West
Published: July 15, 2009
66.

Interviews
Gary Husband: There were these three Yorkshiremen...
by Ian Patterson
Published: February 16, 2009
67.

Interviews
Alfred Harth: Forty Years of Synaesthetic Improvisation
by Clifford Allen
Published: January 5, 2009
68.

What is Jazz?
The Story of Jazz Guitar
by Simon Jay Harper
Published: January 27, 2009
69.

General Articles
2008: A Year of Jazz Tumult, Controversy and Achievements
by Ken Franckling
Published: January 1, 2009
70.

Editor's Choice
Staff Picks 2008
by AAJ Staff
Published: January 15, 2009
71.

Contributor News
September 2009
by AAJ Staff
Published: September 1, 2009
72.

Extended Analysis
John Coltrane: Side Steps
by Chris May
Published: October 16, 2009
73.

Interviews
Craig Taborn: Rooted
by Ian Patterson
Published: June 15, 2009
74.

Interviews
Theo Travis: From Prog to Jazz and Back Again
by Bruce Lindsay
Published: September 29, 2009
75.

Interviews
Ravi Coltrane: Changing and Blending Times
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: April 13, 2009
76.

Interviews
John Surman: From Boy Choirs to Big Horns
by John Kelman
Published: August 31, 2009
77.

Live Reviews
Ottawa Jazz Festival 2009: Days 1-3, June 25-27, 2009
by John Kelman
Published: June 29, 2009
78.

Interviews
Ed Palermo: We're Only In It For The Music
by Ian Patterson
Published: November 16, 2009
79.

Interviews
Mike Moreno: Focusing on the Music
by Matthew Warnock
Published: June 2, 2009
80.

African Jazz
Tony Allen: Secret Agent
by Chris May
Published: May 25, 2009
81.

Previews
The Allman Brothers Band: Beacon Preview 2009, Forty Years and Counting
by Doug Collette
Published: March 14, 2009
82.

Interviews
Lola Danza: Free To Sing Free
by Simon Jay Harper
Published: February 25, 2009
83.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Bruce Hornsby: Halcyon Days
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: February 23, 2009
84.

Live Reviews
TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival 2009
by Alain Londes
Published: July 10, 2009
85.

Interviews
Clifton Anderson: Legacy
by Maxwell Chandler
Published: March 30, 2009
86.

Interviews
Dennis Irwin: Respect the Tradition
by Lora Rosner
Published: April 28, 2009
87.

Interviews
Bernard Stollman: ESP Disk's Sound Revolution
by Franz A. Matzner
Published: January 6, 2009
88.

Interviews
Tony Grey: Stepping out of the Shadows
by Ian Patterson
Published: April 14, 2009
89.

Book Reviews
The Jazz Singers: The Ultimate Guide
by Suzanne Lorge
Published: February 13, 2009
90.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Paal Nilssen-Love: Transforming the Boundaries of Creative Music
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: February 2, 2009
91.

Interviews
Jeff “Tain" Watts: The Tain Self-Test
by Russ Musto
Published: January 19, 2009
92.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Terry Currier: A Coalition for Music Freedom
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: December 11, 2009
93.

Extended Analysis
Orchestre National de Jazz: Around Robert Wyatt
by Jeff Dayton-Johnson
Published: May 30, 2009
94.

Interviews
Hugh Masekela: Strength in Music and Character
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: May 5, 2009
95.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet: Bridging the Future with the Past
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: February 5, 2009
96.

Interviews
Billy Jones: The Urbanization of Delta Blues
by David King
Published: April 30, 2009
97.

Interviews
Stefon Harris: Authenticity and Audacity
by R.J. DeLuke
Published: September 22, 2009
98.

Book Reviews
Bill Bruford: The Autobiography
by John Kelman
Published: March 2, 2009
99.

Extended Analysis
John Coltrane: The Impulse! Albums - Volume Three
by Chris May
Published: January 21, 2009
100.

Music and the Creative Spirit
Ken Vandermark: The Passion and Ascension of a Brilliant Mind
by Lloyd Peterson
Published: April 28, 2009
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