Here are the 10 best concerts around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
Here are the best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
The leaves are falling, but jazz music will be sticking around a while longer. Here's a list of shows happening in the city we think you'll enjoy.
A Spotify playlist of Sam Rivers' work is here. Jazz composer, multi-instrumentalist, and organizer Sam Rivers died of pneumonia on December 26. Rivers' importance to the American jazz avant-garde extended beyond his recordings and performances. In his demonstration of artistic self-reliance and co ... More >>
This festival means business
Coltrane totally slays on thisSo last week, our fearless and/or hapless panel of rock critics finally knocked one out of the park, proving a whopping 68 percent of writers can name all three members of Sleater-Kinney. Our seven-week parade of humiliation finally turned to a brief moment of jo ... More >>
Living legends and budding artistes alike break out, rise up, and move beyond
A cross-section of young/old and avant/traditional gets drunk on everything
Album of the year, reissue of the year, best debut, and more
Or slicing, or muscling—anything but letting up, really
New releases, reissues, debuts, and moreeach critic's picks
From Ornette Coleman to Esperanza Spalding, it's the music you need to hear
All the Hancock you need in four easy installments
Two guys named Dave walk into a record company and ask for their own distribution deals
Gypsies and Jews, Afro-Cubans and avant-gardists, led by two smashing piano players
John Abercrombie and Louis Sclavis fill those redolent silences between the phrases
Just because you can spell 'forbearance' correctly doesn't mean you'll get a gold star
Gerry Mulligan's concert jazz band was short-lived and indelible and not for dancers
Roy Haynes and Max Roach Master Time
Jim Hall and Cyrus ChestnutDuo in the Making
David Murray Makes a Cuban Connection
Everything That Rises Must Converge
Dave Holland Enlarges His Horizon
Joe Maneri Turns 75; Nick Brignola 19362002