Rick Fay

Mat Domber: The Lawyer-Turned-Record Producer Who Became a Jazz Preservationist

Posted on 09/21/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyThe history of jazz, that signature American art form, is replete with musicians — from Kid Ory to Ornette Coleman — who’ve dared to improvise and tinker with melody and time signatures, and who’ve continually reinvented the nature of music itself. But there have been other jazz heroes whose big contributions weren’t made in playing the music, but in listening to it and working to give wider audiences a chance to hear it, too. In the mid- to late 1950s, …