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These are the 10 best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
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 >>
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Here's a list of jazz shows happening in the city we think you'll enjoy.
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 >>
Living legends and budding artistes alike break out, rise up, and move beyond
But sometimes more works, too
New releases, reissues, debuts, and moreeach critic's picks
William Parker's New York festival pays dividends for record buyers everywhere
A Carnegie triumph for Mr. Rollins proves that the Sonnymoon is never over
Roswell Rudd's triumphant return to braying trombone excellence
At two prominent jazz festivals, bright moments and cloudy forecasts
From Ornette Coleman to Esperanza Spalding, it's the music you need to hear
Joe Lovano and Lee Konitz make their sounds bigger without losing their cool
Trygve Seim and bandmates expand upon what by now is ECM's own jazz tradition
Sonny Rollins's best album in nearly three decades is the healing force of the universe
The revolution of 1969 never came, but the 'Free America' series has now been reissued
Guitarists Bill Frisell and Charlie Hunter both do their level best to bring jazz up to 1995
Why Jazz and Pop Don't Make the Cut
Martial Solal Sets the Standard
Actress and Singer-Songwriter Abbey Lincoln Reinvents Herself Yet Again
Reissues by the Boxful, Singers by the Cut
The Best Jazz Records of 2001
Martial Solal Plays Everything All at Once
Jazz Mainstreams Into Fall
The One Youve Been Waiting For
Crossing the Great Jazz Divide
Martial SolalOne of the World's Great Piano Virtuosos Deserves More Props in America
Ten to Live With While Waiting for Godot
The virtues and vices of completeness