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
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 >>