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These are the best jazz shows in NYC this month.
Enfants Terribles with Lee Konitz, Bill Frisell, Gary Peacock and Joey Baron Blue Note Thursday, August 16 Better than: The terrible twos. The word's out in jazz about the cache of collectives with band names as opposed to ensembles named for or operated by a catalyst instrumentalist or leader. La ... More >>
While working in organist Jack McDuff's band in 1979, guitarist Marc Ribot learned not to "hit the obvious note," a guideline he's followed ever since. As a sideman, he's strummed for the likes of Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, the Lounge Lizards, and John Zorn; on his own, he moves from solo guitar to ... More >>
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Album of the year, reissue of the year, best debut, and more
With all the ballots counted, our decidedly un-macho Jazz Poll finally finds its headline
Brad Mehldau gets over himself with assists from Monk, Cole Porter, and a saxophone
Speaking in tongues, late sax avatar proves the best can be full of passionate intensity too
Peter Kowald, 1944-2002
Actress and Singer-Songwriter Abbey Lincoln Reinvents Herself Yet Again
Martial Solal Plays Everything All at Once
Sing Along With the JVC All-Stars
Jazz Mainstays Boost The Voltage
The Best New Jazz CDs of the Year of Louis and Miles
Martial SolalOne of the World's Great Piano Virtuosos Deserves More Props in America