For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
Jazz, drinks, and art!? Amen!
Fred Hersch Trio Village Vanguard Wednesday, September 12 Better than: Whatever "the same ol', same ol'" means to you. I wish some neuroscientist (perhaps edgy violinist-turned-Columbia University neurobiologist Dave Soldier?) would conduct a study on the musical transformation of pianist Fred Her ... More >>
Brooklyn-via-Cali drums heavyweight Ches Smith is a master of percussion, an omnipresent figurehead about town who holds the beats down for the likes of avant-jazz heroes like Marc Ribot, Darius Jones, Trevor Dunn and Mary Halvorson and can also be found pulling all-nighters drumming in Haitian vodo ... More >>
K. Leander Williams/tru2blupixMat Maneri, Kris Davis and Ingrid Laubrock The Stone Tuesday, October 11 Better than: Contemplating a change in the weather. Owing to its slightly larger size and moodierperhaps broodiertimbre, the viola is typically characterized by the fact that ... More >>
The adventurous Ten headlines the Voice's Fifth Annual Jazz Critics' Poll
Bassists shine, even amid the dark age of conservatism
Great jazz records we caught, with apologies to those we missed
William Parker's New York festival pays dividends for record buyers everywhere
A pianist who's resisted categories for 40 years goes home again