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Catch the Jack White-approved Haden Triplets
Jazz lost an icon, and the New York City scene a fixture, last week, when drummer Paul Motian died from complications with myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood and bone marrow disorder. Motian's career stretched back over six decades, but his name had been inextricably linked with the famed haunt the ... More >>
The adventurous Ten headlines the Voice's Fifth Annual Jazz Critics' Poll
In 2007, current New York gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio was a JPMorgan Chase executive, one who sent emails like all the other JPMorgan executives. The difference, though? Some of Lazio's emails -- which the Village Voice has now obtained and published -- show the details of just how inv ... More >>
The seven-disc People Time offers endless, heartbreaking felicities
Popular musicians from Africa (see: K'Naan, Baaba Maal) often compare themselves to griots, the hereditary retainers of histories, art, and song. Instead renown Kora player Foday Musa Suso, who was actually born into the caste, makes overtures with American folk music at the City Winery tonight. T ... More >>
New releases, reissues, debuts, and moreeach critic's picks
Celebrating a historic night with once-cynical jazz heavyweights
Jazz gets political again, just in time
Overlooked jazz pianist gets a little too sleepy
Innovation reigns, from 36-CD retrospectives to the Hüsker Dü of free jazz
Alice Coltrane's legacy boldly mingles the spiritual with the musical
More fun with freshly revived old masters and wily young students
Homages, paraphrases, and glorious messes from Ornette, Sonny, and Mingus
A party band fluent whether the language is Count Basie, Don Cherry, or 'Darling Nikki'
From sideman to mesmerizer to evangelical to interstellar space
Charlie Haden, Carla Bley, and a band that looks almost like America take back the flag
The cats are really cooking on CIMP out in Redwood, and so is the label owner's wife
JVC Bounces Back Right on Schedule
Is L.A. Ballet an Oxymoron?
Tom Harrell Samples the Bitter With the Better
An Eternal Sideman Claims the World
The Perfect Drummer, Exactly Right and Exactly Like Himself
Bell Meets (Is?) Big Brother
The Philosopher King Brings Himself to It
Ten to Live With While Waiting for Godot