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Philip Booth


Member profile details

Membership level
Jazz Journalist (professional- voting member)
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United States
I am a jazz
  • writer
  • other
website/blog URL 1
website/blog URL 2
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I am the author/producer of
Various Artists, "Monk in the Sun" (Thelonious Monk tribute CD)
I am also the author/ producer of:
Acme Jazz Garage, "Sharkskin" (CD)
Other key Publications/Productions
Bylines, current and past: JazzTimes, Jazziz, Relix, DownBeat, The Washington Post, Bass Player, Variety, Billboard, Tampa Tribune, Tampa Bay Times/St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Tribune, Boston Globe, CMJ New Music Monthly, Salon.com, Rolling Stone, Spin, Option, CMJ New Music Monthly, Orlando Weekly, Philadelphia City Paper, Detroit Metro Times, Miami New Times and many other publications.
My essay on the screen adaptations of Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" appears in the academic book "Critical Insights: The Old Man and the Sea" (Salem Press, 2022)
My interests in jazz are:
Most varieties of jazz except "smooth jazz." Also enjoy a wide spectrum of blues, funk, jamband, soul, old-school R&B, world music, rock, pop, bluegrass, reggae, New Orleans music, and some folk and country.
More about what I do:
Writer and bass player, husband and father, film and book enthusiast.
My writing on film primarily appears in my substack newsletter, Culture Pop: Sound & Screen (philipbooth.substack.com)
I support the JJA because
Networking opportunities, jazz information and education
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