When AUM Fidelity head Steven Joerg told the Voice that "Giants walk among us and you got to fucking pay attention," it was absolute that avant-garde jazz pianist Matthew Shipp was in his canon. Alongside the likes of William Parker, David S. Ware, Daniel Carter, Roy Campbell, Joe Morris, and Sabir ... More >>
In a recent tweet responding to a follower's assertion that he was a celebrity, the drummer and head Root Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson demurred, claiming he was merely "a personality." The follower had a point, though; according to a website devoted to Quest's blogs about meeting famous people, for in ... More >>
K. Leander Williams/tru2blupixDavid Murray Cuban Ensemble
Skirball Center at NYU
Thursday, November 17
Better than: Contemplating State Department travel restrictions.
There's a complex irony in the timing of tenor saxist David Murray's latest foray into Cuban music. We're currently smack ... More >>