For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
See a modern great at the Jazz Museum’s annual concert
In last Wednesday's Village Voice, I reviewed the Cecil, decrying it shamefully short of it's potential, which, I believe is very, very vast. Here's hoping the restaurant gets it together soon. But the Cecil isn't the only project Richard Parsons and Alexander Smalls teamed up on last fall. In Oct ... More >>
Later this fall, media mogul Richard Parsons (former chairman and CEO of Time Warner) will revive a bit of Harlem's jazz history when he opens Minton's, restoring an old playhouse that once played host to legends like Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie. But first, he's debuted the ... More >>
Please get out and do something. Your roommates are worried about you.
By Matthew Kassel and Alex W. Rodriguez Yesterday's much celebrated "Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die" post was a starter course, an easily digestible, rudimentary entry into the storied genre that not one person on the planet disagreed with. But today, we go further. Because for every Blue T ... More >>
A good alternative to the CMJ Music Marathon, which colonizes New York this week, here's a list of jazz shows happening in the city we think you'll enjoy.
"If you want to get a grasp on what was happening musically in the early '70s in New York City, especially in the soul arena, Perception Records is one of the prime labels to be checked out." So says respected DJ, producer and record collector DJ Spinna, who handily happens to have compiled the best ... More >>
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musicianis a little jam-packed today, with six matches on the docket. (The schedule and results so far are here; the full ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 7, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 33 The Gate Swings Again By John Wilcock When Art D'Lugoff, that bearded man-about-the-Village, first opened the Village Gate, he conceived of it as a spot where informality would always reign -- where folk-singe ... More >>
William Parker's New York festival pays dividends for record buyers everywhere
Recalling jazz's brief, obscure, but occasionally revelatory love affair with Broadway
Many world-renowned jazz musicians have no pensions, no medical plans, no hope
Reimagining the past then and nowand dig the piano player
It isn't just dead guys from the '50s and '60s who made terrific jazz albums in 2005
Dizzy Gillespie flies, Charlie Parker races, Symphony Sid jives, and you are there
The revolution of 1969 never came, but the 'Free America' series has now been reissued
Two guys named Dave walk into a record company and ask for their own distribution deals
Descargas past and present discharge, unload, set it off
Bringing Life Back to the Living
The Lighter Side of Bebop
Indie Kids With New Chords Need Love Too
Why Jazz and Pop Don't Make the Cut
After 75 Years Onstage, a Well-Earned Rest
Verve Miniaturizes 20 Old Albums
Bringing Musicians Back to Life
Jazz Some Friends Asked Me to Tell You About
Jazz Makes Peace With Jerome Kern
Fauvism Meets Folk Art
The Mayor Should Come to P.S. 110