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Jazz, drinks, and art!? Amen!
Two nights of orchestral-soul invention, Amerykahn made
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Craig Taborn Trio Village Vanguard Thursday, April 5 Better than: Any live music I've heard this year so far. "I'm not one for much discourse while I'm up here," said Craig Taborn, addressing the crowd briefly before he sat down at the piano last night. He was smiling politely, offering some reass ... More >>
To supplement this year's Pazz & Jop launch, Sound of the City asked a few critics to expand on the reasonings behind their voting. We'll start off the series with Seth Colter Walls of New York City, who has a constant itch to do the deep dive and find the single-voter albums out there. Find his bal ... More >>
Steven Joerg continues to ascend DIY style
For more than a decade, cellist Okkyung Lee has been an integral figure in New York's experimental music scene. The Korean native moved to Manhattan in 2000 after studying at Boston's Berklee College of Music and quickly became a fixture at venues such as Tonic and the Stone; she played with ... More >>
Vernon Reid, up to somethingWithout a guide, Winter Jazzfest can make you pretty crazy. On Friday and Saturday night, five venues -- Le Poisson Rouge, Zinc Bar, Kenny's Castaways, Sullivan Hall, and the Bitter End -- will feature a total of 68 short sets (new performers take the stage every h ... More >>
The adventurous Ten headlines the Voice's Fifth Annual Jazz Critics' Poll
The jazz pianist's new Solo details a lifetime of out-of-body experiences
A cross-section of young/old and avant/traditional gets drunk on everything
William Parker's New York festival pays dividends for record buyers everywhere
Some get by with subtlety, but thrashing ferocity works great too
Avant innovators rescue standards, pop overtures, and plantation lullabies
Two jazz quartets flex through two autumn nights in two boroughs
Across the sky sheet the impossible birds in a steady illiterate movement homewards
Collaging keyboardist meets the challenge of jazz-improv with techno surge protectors
How Mojo, Bitches Brew, and Butch Morris inspired a funktional African American family unit
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In Search of a Cool-Blue Note