DownBeat Issue Roundup May 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

ArkivJazz is the place to further explore the May 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 May 2019 Issue Include:

Cover: Branford Marsalis continues to reach new creative heights with his long-standing quartet. Pianist Joey Calderazzo and bassist Eric Revis have each been in the group for 20 years, and drummer Justin Faulkner joined 10 years ago. The quartet's new album, The Secret Between The Shadow And The Soul, includes original compositions by Marsalis, Calderazzo and Revis, as well as interpretations of works by iconic pianists Andrew Hill and Keith Jarrett. DownBeat catches up with Marsalis in San Francisco to discuss how his artistry has evolved.



  • Vijay Iyer and Craig Taborn have teamed up for The Transitory Poems, a duo album recorded in 2018
  • Cyrille Aimée discusses her recent move to New Orleans, and her new release Move On: A Sondheim Adventure
  • Johnathan Blake raises his profile as a bandleader with his new release Trion