The New York Times - Full Festival Review - Giovanni Russonello - Link

"...the festival is a broad and generous sampler of jazz’s new specialty dishes: Everyone from oft-neglected elders to rising voices gets their due "


WBGO - Nate Chinen & Josh Jackson - Link

"the most important jazz event of the year. "


Billboard - Natalie Weiner - Link

"There’s no better place in the world to survey the most exciting work in improvised music. "


Wall Street Journal - Jim Fusili - Link

"Winter JazzFest is a wide-ranging celebration of black music rooted in jazz and the blues, played by free-thinking musicians who pursue adventures in creativity."


New York Magazine - Matt Stieb - Link

"Winter Jazzfest reigns as the premier event on the jazz calendar " 


TimeOutNY - Andrew Frisicano - Link

"One of the best festivals in NYC."


Village Voice "Five Shows to Catch at This Year's Winter Jazz Fest" by Ron Hart - Link

"For jazz fans, it’s almost too much to take in."


The New York Times Listing (1/11/2018) - Giovanni Russonello - Link

"100 sets of boldly programmed music "


NY Times "New York Today" (1/11/2018) - Jonathan Wolfe - Link

"star-studded music festival"


Amsterdam News - Jordan nah Elizabeth - Link

"This fest is going to be a week of jazz, tributes, cultural awareness and responsible resistance. Even if you just go for the music, it will be certainly be an experience you’ll want to pursue."


Metro.US - Eva Kis - Link

"The largest annual survey of jazz music"


Stereogum- Phil Freeman - Link

"If you’ve never gone, put it on your calendar for next January."


NPR Alt.Latino - Link

"Latin jazz is as always well represented at the trailblazing week of Winter Jazzfest"


TimeOutNY - Philip Mlynar (UK Jazz) - Link

"True to this spirit of inclusiveness, the artists have organically developed diverse musical relationships and friendships, in part hooked around a willingness to take a jazz foundation and layer on references to hip-hop, Afro-beat and British rave culture"


AllAboutJazz - Dan Bilawsky - Link

"After six-plus hours, it was simply a matter of elation-induced exhaustion."


Clash Music - Robin Murray (All UK) - Link

"If you’ve never gone, put it on your calendar for next January."


Pollstar - Phil Gallo - Link

Urban Daddy - Ilana Dadras - Link

TimeOutNewYork - Deerhoof/Wadada Coverage - Liz Pelly - Link

The New York Times - Giovanni Russonello (original announcement) - Link

Brooklyn Vegan Festival Rundown - Link

JazzTimes - Mac Randall - Link

Nicole Feature in The New York Times - Link

Billboard "Soul Sisters" Podcast - Link

Burning Ambulance Podcast on UK Jazz - Link

AllAboutJazz - Tyran Grillo - Link

State of the Arts Radio - Savona Bailey McClain - Link

Jazz Trails - Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, Link 4