New York is, on any given day, practically oozing with great jazz. Here's a list of jazz shows happening in the city this week we think you'll enjoy.
Jazz for Obama 2012: The Jazz Concert for America's Future
Jazz may have lost its political edge in the 1960s, but that doesn't mean that jazz musici ... More >>
Just as Kermit Ruffins sang "Sunny Side of the Street" with trumpet in hand, an early morning sun shone powerfully across North Rampart Street in New Orleans onto Congo Square. Two centuries ago, enslaved Africans and free people of color drummed and danced here each Sunday, exerting their right to ... More >>
ASAP Rocky w/ Spaceghostpurrp
Santos Party House
Thursday, September 8
Better than: The Santos Party House takeover of Saks 5th Avenue earlier that evening. (Apologies to Chris Bosh.)
At 1:30 Friday morningthree and a half hours after the scheduled start timeSpaceghostpurrp emerged ... More >>
Boogaloo! with Spanglish Fly, DJ Turmix
Friday, July 8
Better than: Paying twice as much to watch the same crowd drink and not dance.
It could have been a disastersubway service to Loisaida was screwed up (again), it was raining, one of the club's turntables was on the fritz, ... More >>
During the first episode of HBO's Treme, members of the Rebirth Brass Band and the show's trombone-playing character Antoine Batiste end a jazz parade in front of a neighborhood bar owned by Batiste's ex-wife, LaDonna Batiste-Williams. The uncomfortable nature of their reunion is underscored ... More >>