With a monstrously flowing godlike beard, multi-instrumental guru Jamie Saft resembles a Hasidic mountain man who should be jamming on meaty blues licks with his beloved ZZ Top instead of the downtown avant-gardist and John Zorn ensemble vet for which he's known. The catch is, dude actually makes hi ... More >>
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 around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
Here are the 10 best shows to check out around the city this week, in no particular order.
See also: Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die
Those Darlins, hangin' out in those giant pipes.The mouse-headed DJ Deadmau5 finally finished his six-night stand at the Roseland Ballroom earlier this week (in one of the week's strangest press releases, I learned that the event was commemorated by a fancy cake that placed his signature head ... More >>
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Joshua Redman finds himself in Sonny Rollins's Oklahoma!, OK!
Brad Mehldau gets over himself with assists from Monk, Cole Porter, and a saxophone