Victor Lin Quoted in USA Today Article

victorJazzman Victor Lin was quoted in a USA Today article about why the year 1959 was so important to jazz music.  Commenting on the progression of jazz up to that point, Lin says:

“1959 didn’t just happen — jazz had been evolving all the way up through that point, and everything was headed that way,” says Victor Lin, a musician and jazz educator at Columbia University in New York and the Stanford Jazz Workshop in California.

Lin will also be presenting a seminar on 1959 at the Stanford Jazz Festival on July 29 (

Check out the full article here and some of Lin’s work here!  He’s pretty great…


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