Selected newspaper and magazine articles on jazz and the arts by Stewart Hoffman

McCarthy's Spark (Profile of artist Doris McCarthy)
Homemaker's magazine, December 2000

Here to stay (Profile of clarinetist Joaquin Valdepeñas)
Performance magazine, Spring 2005

A league of his own (Profile of bassist Joel Quarrington: Tuning in Fifths)
Performance magazine, Winter 2005

Jazz Maestro (Profile of multi-instrumentalist Don Thompson: Bassist, Pianist, Vibraphonist)
Performance magazine, Winter 2005

The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever: Jazz at Massey Hall, May 15, 1953 (The story behind the fabled "greatest jazz concert ever".)
Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall Program

What’s old is Carlu again (The Carlu’s triumphal reopening)
(a shortened version of the following appeared in The Toronto Star, 27 April 2003)

Jazz Explosion (Massey Hall’s Jazz History)
Roy Thomson Hall/Massey Hall Program, Sept-Nov 2001

The Well-Tempered Tuner (Profile of piano technician Ted Campbell)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Performance magazine

Jazz legend leads the parade (profile of drummer Elvin Jones)
The National Post, 24 June 2000

Walking history of jazz (Profile of pianist Gene DiNovi)
The National Post, 29 February, 2000

Orchestra has long affair with Mahler (Profile of conductor Riccardo Chailly and The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra)
The National Post, 5 February 2000

He left his heart in Ellington’s songbook (Profile of singer Tony Bennett)
The National Post, 15 January 2000

Playing to perplex (Book Review: The Art of Glenn Gould)
The National Post, 18 December 1999

Piano great overcomes his mysterious illness (Profile of pianist Keith Jarrett)
The National Post, 20 November 1999

Hearing Between the Lines (Profile of film composer Mychael Danna)
The National Post, 4 September 1999

Take Note (The "Mozart effect" and how early childhood music education might wire the brain for success)
Homemaker's magazine, May 1999

 


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