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 >>
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 >>
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 >>