DownBeat Issue Roundup November 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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

Cover: DownBeat celebrates the 50th anniversary of ECM Records, which was co-founded by producer Manfred Eicher, who remains the label’s visionary leader. Over the decades, ECM has released important albums by Keith Jarrett, Jan Garbarek, Carla Bley, Joe Lovano, Pat Metheny, Charles Lloyd, Eberhard Weber, Norma Winstone, Meredith Monk and many other artists. In the 2019 DownBeat Critics Poll, ECM topped the Record Label category, and Eicher topped the Producer category. We sit down with Eicher in Munich to discuss the past, present and future of the iconic label. 


  • 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