HOME
The Info List - Scott Yanow





Scott Yanow (born October 4, 1954) is an American jazz reviewer, historian, and author.[1][2][3]

Contents

1 Biography 2 Bibliography 3 References 4 External links

Biography[edit] Scott Yanow was born in New York City
New York City
and grew up near Los Angeles.[1][4] Since 1975 he had been a regular reviewer of many jazz styles, and was the jazz editor for Record Review. He has written for many jazz and arts magazines, including JazzTimes, Jazziz, Down Beat, Cadence, CODA and the Los Angeles Jazz
Jazz
Scene. In September, 2002, Yanow was interviewed on-camera by CNN
CNN
about the Monterey Jazz
Jazz
Festival[5] and has written an in-depth biography on Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
for AllMusic.com.[1] He has authored 11 books on jazz, over 800 liner notes for CDs and over 20,000 reviews of jazz recordings.[6] Yanow was a contributor to and co-editor of the third edition of the All Music Guide to Jazz. He continues to write for Downbeat, Jazziz, the Los Angeles Jazz
Jazz
Scene, the Jazz
Jazz
Rag and Jazz
Jazz
Inside. Yanow has produced a series of CDs for the Allegro record label. He also hosted a regular radio show ( Jazz
Jazz
After Hours) for KCSN-FM, and worked as the jazz listings editor for the Los Angeles Times. Bibliography[edit] Books

Duke Ellington (November 1999) ISBN 1-56799-855-0 Swing (April 2000) ISBN 978-0-87930-600-7 Bebop (August 2000) ISBN 978-0-87930-608-3 Afro-Cuban Jazz
Jazz
(December 2000) ISBN 978-0-87930-619-9 Trumpet Kings: The Players Who Shaped the Sound of Jazz
Jazz
Trumpet (August 2001) ISBN 978-0-87930-640-3 Classic Jazz
Jazz
(December 2001) ISBN 978-0-87930-659-5 Jazz
Jazz
on Film, The Complete History of the Musicians and Music Onscreen (October 2004) ISBN 978-0-87930-783-7 Jazz
Jazz
on Record – The First Sixty Years (October 2003) ISBN 978-0-87930-755-4 Jazz: A Regional Exploration (February 28, 2005) ISBN 978-0-31332-871-8 The Jazz
Jazz
Singers: The Ultimate Guide (September 2008) ISBN 978-0-87930-825-4 The Great Jazz
Jazz
Guitarists: The Ultimate Guide (April 2013) ISBN 978-1-61713-023-6

Contributions to magazines

Cadence Coda Down Beat Jazz
Jazz
Forum Jazz
Jazz
Improv JAZZIZ Jazz
Jazz
News Jazz
Jazz
Now Jazz
Jazz
Times Planet Jazz Record Review The Los Angeles Jazz
Jazz
Scene The Mississippi Rag The Jazz
Jazz
Report

Contributions to record labels

Allegro Arbors Records Brownstone Collectors Classics Candid Records Challenge Records Concord Records Enja Evidence Music Fuel 2000 Good Time Jazz
Jazz
Records Jazzed Media Naxos Records Pablo Records Reservoir Records Soundies Starline Storyville Records Victor Entertainment V.S.O.P. Woofy

References[edit]

^ a b c Allmusic
Allmusic
Biography ^ "Scott Yanow". discogs. discogs.com. Retrieved 24 January 2017.  ^ "A conversation with Scott Yanow and all about West Coast Jazz". stitcher.com. Retrieved 2 February 2017.  ^ "SCOTT YANOW". trombone-usa.com. September 15, 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2017.  ^ CNN, Matthew Carey. "CNN.com - A home for jazz in Monterey - Sep. 18, 2002". edition.cnn.com. Retrieved 2017-03-31.  ^ "Page Title". www.scottyanow.com. Retrieved 2017-03-31. 

External links[edit]

Scott Yanow's official site Scott Yanow's Page at the Jazz
Jazz
Network Worldwide.

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 230651 LCCN: n99008401 ISNI: 0000 0001 1436 3660 GND: 130688061 SUDOC: 078170451 BNF: cb1443

.