These are the best jazz shows in NYC in April, otherwise known as Jazz Appreciation Month! Read more about JAM and the JazzApril campaign.
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These are the best jazz shows in NYC in September. Orrin Evans Pianist Orrin Evans of Philadelphia recently co-founded the artist collective Likemind, and for six nights at Jazz Standard (Sept. 3-8) he'll give a good idea of its breadth and purpose. He opens with Tarbaby, a quartet featuring renown ... More >>
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 >>
The crossover-minded pianist's decade-long evolutionary plan continues with Ten
Osby finds the soul of the sax
All sorts of big idea about how today's jazz fits into history and maybe into popular culture
Jazz tributes foreground Beefheart's primitivist dada and Miles Davis's existential quack
Guitarists Bill Frisell and Charlie Hunter both do their level best to bring jazz up to 1995
Seeking ways to get heard and to grow, and more often succeeding at the latter
Jim Hall and Cyrus ChestnutDuo in the Making
Boomers at Their Best for 'Made in America' Benefit
Jason Moran Helps Blue Note Be Blue Note
Jazz Competes With Its Past, Settles for the Hard Sell
Living History or Death Sentence?
Ten to Live With While Waiting for Godot
Blue Note Promotes Rookie to Majors
Compiled by Ginger Adams Otis