Scott Yanow

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Scott Yanow
Born (1954-10-04) October 4, 1954 (age 60)
New York, United States
Occupation Writer, music critic

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

Biography[edit]

Born in New York, Yanow grew up near Los Angeles.[1]

Yanow 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 Scene. In recent times, Yanow was interviewed on-camera by CNN about the Monterey Jazz Festival and by Arts & Entertainment for their televised American Masters biography on Dizzy Gillespie.

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, the Jazz Rag and Inside Jazz.

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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Books
Contributions to magazines
Contributions to record labels

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