For the past few weeks we've been locked in the basement at Yankee Stadium, subsisting on nothing but Bergen Bagels, listening to the best songs about New York City through headphones endorsed by Lou Reed. Our mission: to come up with a list of the 40 best songs ever written about our city, songs th ... More >>
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
These are the best jazz shows in NYC in April, otherwise known as Jazz Appreciation Month! Read more about JAM and the JazzApril campaign.
These are the best jazz shows in NYC in November. See also: Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before you Die
These are the 10 best concerts in NYC this week.
Here, in no particular order, are five shows this weekend you should make it out to.
New York is, on any given day, practically oozing with great jazz. Here's a list of jazz shows happening in the city this week we think you'll enjoy. Jazz for Obama 2012: The Jazz Concert for America's Future Jazz may have lost its political edge in the 1960s, but that doesn't mean that jazz musici ... More >>
If you plan on escaping the city and visiting Harriman State Park this weekend, you may want to reconsider -- police say a suspected murderer is hiding out in the upstate park's 45,000 acres.The Palisades Interstate Park Commission is advising people to avoid hiking in the park's back country this w ... 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 >>
A new six-CD box makes the same case fellow jazz musicians have made for decades
Chatting with the Saxophone Colossus, who still insists music can help
Album of the year, reissue of the year, best debut, and more
Recalling jazz's brief, obscure, but occasionally revelatory love affair with Broadway
All sorts of big idea about how today's jazz fits into history and maybe into popular culture
John Abercrombie and Louis Sclavis fill those redolent silences between the phrases
Gerry Mulligan's concert jazz band was short-lived and indelible and not for dancers
Jim Hall and Cyrus ChestnutDuo in the Making
Why Jazz and Pop Don't Make the Cut
Everything That Rises Must Converge
A Bounty of Chestnuts and Gift Boxes
The Hazardous Roads to Yucca Mountain
Bill Charlap's Trio Play the Melody and Listen to Each Other
Jason Moran Helps Blue Note Be Blue Note
Dave Brubeck Cultivates a Crowd, Calibrates Time, and Finds His Wings
Jazz Mainstays Boost The Voltage
The Best New Jazz CDs of the Year of Louis and Miles
Crossing the Great Jazz Divide
The Four-Year Investigation Ends, the Mystery Endures
The virtues and vices of completeness