Jack’s Independent Articles

WordSoundPower: A Black Music Column

By Jack McCray December/January 2011-12 Greetings! It’s nice to join the Living Roots Family.  It feels great to jump on… Read the rest
Jazz Community Mourns Loss of Jack McCray

By T. Ballard Lesemann (Charleston City Paper) Sad news came in today from the Jazz Artists of Charleston: founding JAC… Read the rest
Jazz advocate Jack McCray dies

By Adam Parker (Post and Courier) Jack McCray worked at The Post and Courier from 1985 to 2008. After his… Read the rest
So. Carolina Jazz Advocate Jack McCray Dies at 64

by Jeff Tamarkin (Jazz Times) Jack McCray, a longtime jazz advocate and columnist in Charleston, S.C., was found dead on… Read the rest
Jack the Jazz Man

by Ken Burger (kenburgerblog) When I took over the sports department at The Post and Courier in 1988, Jack McCray… Read the rest
Jack McCray: A Tribute

CHARLIE Sometimes the most inspiring of people, shaping our city in hugely significant ways, leaves us too soon. Jack McCray,… Read the rest
Holy City Jazz Expert Dies

ABC News 4 By Sonya Stevens CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – The local Jazz community is mourning the loss of one… Read the rest
Jack McCray is Mr. Jazz

Jack McCray is Mr. Jazz July 27, 2011 By Kristen Wright-Matthews Native Magazine     For as long as I… Read the rest
All That Jazz

All That Jazz Local musician, promoter, writer, and scholar Jack McCray illuminates the Charleston music scene Charleston Magazine November 2007… Read the rest

Jazz The protocol and improvisation of being Charleston Written By Jack A. McCray Charleston Magazine January 2010 Illustration by Yamen… Read the rest