These are the best jazz shows in NYC in December.
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A new documentary explores the activist (and irreverent) free-form radio of the 79-year-old host
The 2011 edition of Da Capo's annual anthology Best Music Writing which this year was guest edited by The New Yorker classical writer and The Rest Is Noise author Alex Ross; Daphne Carr has been the series editor since 2006contains 32 essays and is augmented by a a jumbo-sized "Other N ... More >>
Brian Chase (l) and Alan Licht (r) perform at Kenny's Castaways on June 23. Second Annual Undead Jazzfest Kenny's Castaways, Sullivan Hall, (le) poisson rouge, The Bell House, Littlefield, CrossFit Gym, Homage Skateboard Training Facility Thursday, June 23 through Saturday, June 25 Better ... More >>
Lionel Hampton brazenly guides jazz's evolution
Joe Lovano and Lee Konitz make their sounds bigger without losing their cool
Albert Ayler met Paul Gonsalves and Sonny Rollins's saxophone lineage was re-established
Dismantling canons, describing contexts, the new jazz studies come of age.
Just in time for Christmas and post-election cheering up, boxes from Miles and Woody
As the forces of evil descend on our embattled city, clear, bright notes in the N.Y. wilderness
Jazzing the classics and classing the jazzers from Jelly Roll Morton to Uri Caine
Jim Hall and Cyrus ChestnutDuo in the Making
Kendra Shank Deserves Some Prime Time
George Russell Goes for the Modes
Why Jazz and Pop Don't Make the Cut
Actress and Singer-Songwriter Abbey Lincoln Reinvents Herself Yet Again
Jason Moran Helps Blue Note Be Blue Note
Democracy Now at Pacifica Radio
John Lewis Keeps on Evolving
The Best New Jazz CDs of the Year of Louis and Miles
Edited by Gary Giddins
Coordinated by Elora Alexander