For those intrigued by New York City's contemporary jazz scene, but stuck outside the loop, consider "Search and Restore," an ongoing series run by Adam Schatz and James Donahue, two budding impresarios in their early twenties. Since December 2007, they've offered experimental music shows several nights a month, both in Soho at the now-shuttered Knitting Factory's Tap Bar and across the bridge at the Williamsburg lounge Public Assembly. Each date offers an eclectic mix of musical styles, from saxman David Binney's virtuosic arpeggios to guitarist Ben Monder's haunting walls of sound to Grammy-nominated trumpeter Christian Scott's minimalist hip-hop fusion. Other venues are now involved, along with an imminent... More >>>