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These are the 10 best jazz shows in New York this month. (Here for more on Jazz Appreciation Month.)
Here are the 10 best concerts in the city this week, in no particular order.
Saxophone giant Tim Berne is one forward-thinking renegade who started altering the landscape of jazz in the mid-1970s by wielding his horn and, in a show of then-unheard of DIY vision, launched his own record label. A late bloomer, Berne didn't pick up a sax until his very late teens but upon his ... More >>
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 >>
Andy Newcombe/FlickrEver since Weasel Walter relocated to Brooklyn a few years back, no wave's ambidextrous enfant terrible has been almost obnoxiously busy. His countless performances at Death By Audio, Zebulon and Issue Project Room have single-handedly made our loft-punk and freak-jazz sho ... More >>
Plus suave elegance, raw non-beauty, and other works-in-progress
Album of the year, reissue of the year, best debut, and more
New releases, reissues, debuts, and moreeach critic's picks
More fun with freshly revived old masters and wily young students
Which Is More 21st Century, Django or Funk?
JVC 2000 Looks Backward
Compiled by Ginger Adams Otis