In an industry that rewards greed and egocentrism, tenor saxophonist Neal Sugarman has made a career out of selflessness. On record and onstage, Sugarman plays only what is needed: a big, percussive horn blast here, a raw R&B riff there. And career-wise, he has done much the same: in 2001, when both ... More >>
Blue Note's cover art: Also an inspiration. (Original on the left, homage on the right.)Hip-hop artists have never been shy about sampling songs from the vaults of the Blue Note jazz label, and few have pilfered with as much creativity and gusto as A Tribe Called Quest's one-time de facto lea ... More >>
David BlackGames was once the name of longtime pals Joel Ford and Daniel Lopatin's studio project that they collaborated on while Ford performed in Tigercity and Lopatin operated under the spellcheck-challenging noise moniker Oneohtrix Point Never. But now the duo just goes by Ford & Lopatin, ... More >>
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 >>
Lupe on the far left, Glasper on the far right, yo momma in the middle. Pic by Jozen.Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Lupe Fiasco
Friday, February 25
Better Than: A re-run of Wilmer Valderrama's Yo Momma
So I picked the wrong night to see the Robert Glasper Experiment at the Bl ... More >>
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A Homemade Korean Feast: Hands-On Cooking & Wine Pairing
Wednesday, September 8 at 6 p.m.
Learn how to make classic Korean dishes in this $125 class, s ... More >>