- All About Jazz discusses the many links between jazz, politics, and baseball.
- The 28th International Jazz Festival opens this week in Havana featuring pianist Chucho Valdés.
- San Diego Union Tribune declares "The big story in jazz in 2013 will be the January 21 grand opening of the SFJAZZ Center".
- Speaking of the SFJAZZ Center, the administrative staff moved into the new building this week!
- Richard Scheinin of the Mercury News gives us his Best of 2013 Jazz CD's which include albums by the Robert Glasper Experiment, Ahmad Jamal, Brandord Marsalis and a live two-disc recording from the Sam Rivers Trio featuring Dave Holland.
- NPR examines today's jazz in the mainstream.
- Renowned SF Chef Charles Phan recently talked about the new dining venue he's opening at the SFJAZZ Center.