Aidan Levy

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  • 6 months ago

    Ring in the new year with some serious ringing as downtown impresario John Zorn kicks off 2015 with an air of experimental spontaneity at his Alphabet City black box arts space. All proceeds go directly to club maintenance, so it's an old-fashione...

  • 8 months ago

    When he's not anchoring the bass alongside Andrew Bird, Sufjan Stevens, Robert Glasper, or Herbie Hancock, Alan Hampton writes some serious folk songs. On his sophomore album, Origami for the Fire, Hampton enlists some of his frequent collaborator...

  • 8 months ago

    Capping off the Israeli Jazz Festival, multireedist Oran Etkin imports a multicultural array of influences gathered on tour in Indonesia, China, Japan, and his native Israel. His latest album, Gathering Light, took its title from the Jewish myth o...

  • 9 months ago

    When he pounds the keys, Yefim Bronfman sweats, furrows his brow, and delivers blow after punishing blow. A pugilist in a tuxedo, he is the Klitschko of the piano, each movement a round in the ring; like a .44 Magnum, his Rachmaninoff-size fists a...

  • 9 months ago

    Chilean jazz vocalist and guitarist Camila Meza began with Hendrix and Joni Mitchell but caught the jazz bug when she discovered Pat Metheny and never looked back. She came to voice from guitar, encouraged by the teacher who taught Claudia Acuna, ...