In her autobiography I Put a Spell on You, Nina Simone recalled the Greenwich Village of the '50s and '60s as a scene where beboppers, folkies, blues devotees and bohemians of all stripes would seek out their music in close proximity. Decades later, Winter Jazzfest takes stock of a new historical mo ... More >>
A good alternative to the CMJ Music Marathon, which colonizes New York this week, here's a list of jazz shows happening in the city we think you'll enjoy.
Next May will mark Bob Dylan's 70th birthday. Expect an absolute flood of books (we'd be remiss for not mentioning our pal David Yaffe's Bob Dylan: Like a Complete Unknown, which comes out that month), panels, symposiums, tribute shows, and the like. In fact, a bunch of this stuff is already ... More >>
Living legends and budding artistes alike break out, rise up, and move beyond
An adventurous Brooklyn club gets bigger, better, and weirder simultaneously
Local luminary explores America, high and low
Musicians settle with Knitting Factory after protest over backstock, royalties, masters