Wayne Zade

Wayne Zade is Professor of English at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He has published poems in Poetry, American Poetry Review, North American Review, Shenandoah, and other journals; and two poems, an essay, and an interview appeared online in The Atticus Review/Boo’s Hollow in the summer of 2014.His jazz writing, including additional interviews on jazz in Japan, have appeared online in All About Jazz and Belles Lettres.

Posts by Wayne Zade

Jazz Man

Music lovers will appreciate the film’s soundtrack, which is made up of seminal selections by some of jazz’s greatest artists. Margot Hentoff says of her husband, who is approaching 90, “He reads and he writes. That’s all that he does.” Hentoff himself says, “I write to write.”

Big On Japan

Famed jazz historian and author Ashley Kahn explains how, and why, jazz translates so well in non-western countries such as Japan.