These are the best Jazz shows in the city this month, in no particular order.
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For the next two weeks, the Voice's film critics will be offering daily looks at the movies at this year's new York Film Festival.
This morning, Nick Schager dishes about two worthwhile documentaries off the Main Slate: Room 237, that copyright-braving examination of the complexities of The Shinin ... More >>
In some ways, the Friday before last looked like business as usual at Colony Records, the venerable Theater District music-and-sheet-music retailer that recently announced its impending closing after 64 years of operation. At the counter, Warren Tesoro, an employee for 25 years, asked a middle-aged ... More >>
A Celebration of the Wonderful World Of Phoebe Jacobs
Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center
Thursday, May 24
The voice that filled Rose Hall first at the Thursday afternoon memorial for Phoebe Jacobs was Jacobs's own. There was her face, too, projected on a large screen in a first-tier box. It all mi ... More >>
His extraordinary humility aside, pianist Hank Jones had an extraordinary career: He played with everyone from Ella Fitzgerald to Charlie Parker to Benny Goodman, and after a late-career resurgence in which he finally deigned to bask a bit in the spotlight, he was recording critically lauded album ... More >>
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The answer to the third of the three questions in yesterday's teaser quiz was The Newbeats, whose song "Bread and Butter" easily made it onto either the 10 Best or Runners-Up lists, but which one? Listen to this Youtube clip and see if can figure out in which position ... More >>