These are the best jazz shows in NYC this month.
The adventurous Ten headlines the Voice's Fifth Annual Jazz Critics' Poll
Rethinking the career of Bert Williams, who raised blackface to the level of an art form.
Riots! Devils! Mopey Danes! The famous shows we're most sorry we missed.
Owen Ashworth laments listless intellectual on limited single
Seattle's EMP proves that great popular music conferences cannot live by inclusive intentions alone
Irwin Chusid presents a film fest of the musically bizarre
Enjoying, not forgiving, the ragtime era's biggest black star
Annual Pre-Pazz & Jop Handicappers' CG: Whose faves are whose? Tune in next week . . .
Drive, determination, and derogatory language from the old Topworld and Underworld
Uri Caine at the Turn of Another Century
Spike Lee Mounts His Revenge on Black Hollywood
John Hammonds Best and Brightest
Edited by Gary Giddins
Coordinated by Elora Alexander
Defending Pfeiffer Is the Most Offensive Sitcom of All