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Here are the 10 best concerts to check out around the city this week, in no particular order.
If you're the type who gets all doe eyed over every young snot who wears a kaftan and sings of freewheeling mysticism like it's some newfangled thing, you better wise up and pay attention to the man who has been the master of all such things in this city for over 40 years, Ed Askew. The LP he rele ... More >>
Kathleen Battle and Cyrus Chestnut The Blue Note Tuesday, June 19 Better than: Never getting to see this lyric soprano perform live. In 2010, Kathleen Battle chose a pianist and a repertoire of classical material to bring to Carnegie Hall for a formal recital. This summer, Battle decided to give t ... More >>
A new six-CD box makes the same case fellow jazz musicians have made for decades
Rod Stewart finds a brand-new batch of catchy and literate songs he can put his mark on
For as it was not necessarily prophesied by Karl Rove and Stanley Crouch, so it shall be
Dianne Reeves rides a formerly unsingable Monk ballad into the jazz singers' pantheon
Violin wires bass whiz as jazz turns toward small gestures and skewed conglomerations
A Success Story Where the Good Guys Win?
Bill Charlap's Trio Play the Melody and Listen to Each Other
Abbey Lincoln Shows Us What She's Got
Boomers at Their Best for 'Made in America' Benefit
Sing Along With the JVC All-Stars
The Best New Jazz CDs of the Year of Louis and Miles
How Mildred Bailey Helped Define Jazz Singing
Multitalented Local Leads Resurgence in Cabaret