DownBeat Issue Roundup - February 2021

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

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


Contents in the February 2021 Issue Include:

Cover: We all need the blues! In this special edition, DownBeat digs into the meaning and importance of the blues—an art form that rings mournful ballads about injustice, suffering and heartache to raucous celebrations of triumph, joy and unity. This special report will include interviews with an array of jazz and blues artists, including phenomenal singer and guitarist Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, one of the brightest young talents on today’s blues scene.



  • Avant-garde bassist William Parker presents his 10-CD set Migration of Silence Into And Out Of The Tone World
  • Ed Palermo takes big band into the classic rock arena with The Great Un-American Songbook , Vol. 3
  • A look at baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan's new album Our Contrafacts