Scott Yanow

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Scott Yanow
Born (1954-10-04) October 4, 1954 (age 67)
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Writer, music critic

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

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Biography

Yanow was born in New York City and grew up near Los Angeles. [1] [4]

Since 1974, he was a regular reviewer of many jazz styles and was the jazz editor for Record Review. He wrote for many jazz and arts magazines, including JazzTimes , Jazziz, Down Beat , Cadence , CODA and the Los Angeles Jazz Scene. In September 2002, Yanow was interviewed on-camera by CNN about the Monterey Jazz Festival [5] and wrote an in-depth biography on Dizzy Gillespie for AllMusic.com. [1] He authored 12 books on jazz (including 2022's Life Through The Eyes Of A Jazz Journalist), over 900 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 Scene, "Syncopated Times," "Jazz Artistry Now," the Jazz Rag and New York City Jazz Record.

Yanow has produced a series of CDs for the Allegro record label. He also hosted a regular radio show (Jazz After Hours) for KCSN-FM, and worked as the jazz listings editor for the Los Angeles Times .

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