Jazz Now

Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Haybert King Houston

Production Manager

Stella Cheung Houston


Copy Editor

Patricia Houston-Washington


Contributing Writers

James D. Armstrong, Jr., Milpitas, CA

Benny Barth, Mointe Rio, CA
Norma Blase, Oakland, CA
Jack Bowers, Charlotte, NC
Tom Bowers, Tequesta, FL
Lawrence Brazier, Hallstatt, Austria
Marcie Blue Brown, Alameda, CA
Lucy Galliher, New York City, NY
Dorothy Hill, San Francisco, CA
Dave McElfresh, Tempe, AZ
Al Merritt, Weybridge, Surrey, UK
Bill Moody, Monte Rio, CA
Francesca Nemko, San Luis Obispo, CA
Kenny Polson, Merced, CA
Russell Arthur Roberts, Costa Mesa, CA
Scott Yanow, Los Angeles, CA

Contributing Photographers

Barron Claiborne
Carol Friedman
Alan Nahigian
James Radke
Paul La Raia
John Tibbetts, Ed.D

Cover Photo

James Williams by R. Andrew Lepley


Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations

Doug Edwards

Advertising 1.800.840.0465, Circulation 1.800.840.0465


Travel Consultant

Eyes around the World Travel Agency
Ernestine Harper, Chicago, IL
Tel: 773.224.7078 · Fax: 773.224.8256

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