Alec Wilder

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    EMP 2013: A Shadow of Its Former Self

    Better Than: Watching two full days of rock docs. 
 At the 12th annual EMP Pop Conference at Tisch School of the Arts on Friday afternoon, Princeton professor Alexandra Vazquez was presenting on Superstorm Sandy, remaining structures of colonialism, and Cuban-American salsa singer La Lupe, also k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    Five Splendid Pairings For the Adventurous Winter Jazzfest 2013 Attendee

    In her autobiography I Put a Spell on You, Nina Simone recalled the Greenwich Village of the '50s and '60s as a scene where beboppers, folkies, blues devotees and bohemians of all stripes would seek out their music in close proximity. Decades later, Winter Jazzfest takes stock of a new historical mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Live: The Ingenious Maude Maggart at the Oak Room

    Here we have Maude soundtracking a Stephen Colbert tribute video, and why not. Maude Maggart, who recently opened a five-week run at the Oak Room, has a sweet and pretty voice, but this is at most a secondary attraction. There are plenty of singers in New York clubs who can out-sing her, but none w ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 2002

    Continuing Education

    Marian McPartland Accrues Style Bit by Bit

  • Music

    April 23, 2002

    Apostle of LS&N

    Bill Charlap's Trio Play the Melody and Listen to Each Other

  • Music

    December 21, 1999