These are the best jazz shows in NYC in March.
Winter Jazzfest It grows and grows. The 10th anniversary Winter Jazzfest spans five nights (Jan. 7-11), nine venues and over 90 bands. There'll be three standalone concerts and two back-to-back marathons (6pm-4am) with hugely impressive lineups. A quick glimpse reveals the names Gary Bartz, Darcy Ja ... More >>
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Cassandra Wilson The Blue Note Thursday, June 28 Better than: Imagining the funk of 40,000 years... Last year The Guardian put together a list of 50 key events in the history of jazz music, and Cassandra Wilson managed to nab slot No. 46 for "rediscovering the blues" on her Blue Note debut Blue Li ... More >>
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