Meanwhile, My Words at Other Venues

I post most of what I write here, but some of it is posted elsewhere first.

For one, there’s this piece I did for the National Sawdust Log on the great young composer, saxophonist and flutist Anna Webber.

For another, there’s a piece I posted at Gender Dtox Chronicles on Sports Illustrated’s enlightened take on the Super Bowl halftime show,

And there’s more, here’s a the latest in my ongoing series Life on Aisle 2 for my blog on middle age

And lastly, I was on Popcast, the NY Times music podcast, for their episode on Jazz in 2019.

Yeah, I stay busy, and I write a lot.  Only way to do it.


On the Popcast, we discussed Jason Moran a lot.



About jmartin437

I've worked in and around the world of high end cheese for 27 years. I've been everything from a department manager who hired and fired and trained staffs to a weekend warrior who shows up ties on an apron the middle of a rush and talks to customers and cleans up the place. I enjoy it all, and I especially like my current situation conducting informal seminars about cheese at area bars and in class at the 92nd St. Y. The current schedule is always up at In addition I conduct private events that are perfect to lead off birthday parties for foodies and sommeliers and also they make great entertainment for corporate team building events and associates meetings at law firms. In addition, I've been a freelance journalist for 27 years. Currently my profiles of leading musicians and filmmakers appear in the Wall Street Journal and I also wrote about sports for the Root, and for five loooong years, which included the entirety of the Isiah Thomas Knicks era, I wrote about the NBA for the New York Sun. I enjoyed writing about basketball so much that I now do it here at rotations for free.
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