These are the best jazz shows in NYC in June.
These are the best jazz shows in NYC in April, otherwise known as Jazz Appreciation Month! Read more about JAM and the JazzApril campaign.
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
These are the best Jazz shows in the city this month, in no particular order. See Also: - Ten Jazz Album To Hear Before You Die - Ten (More) Jazz Albums To Hear Before You Die - Ten Free Jazz Albums To Hear Before You Die
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musicianis a little jam-packed today, with six matches on the docket. (The schedule and results so far are here; the full ... More >>
A Spotify playlist of Sam Rivers' work is here. Jazz composer, multi-instrumentalist, and organizer Sam Rivers died of pneumonia on December 26. Rivers' importance to the American jazz avant-garde extended beyond his recordings and performances. In his demonstration of artistic self-reliance and co ... More >>
A strong crop of releases from tenor saxophonists
It was popular, for a while, to talk about African-Americans born after the civil rights movement as "the hip-hop generation," which implied that the swath of people being discussed was tied together more by a shared culture than by a shared political purpose. But it was hard not to notice th ... More >>
You'd be hard pressed to find a drummer who covered more stylistic ground in his career than Bronx-born drummer Steve Reid, who died in his sleep last night after a battle with cancer. He was 66.
But sometimes more works, too
townandcountrytravelmag.comAri Form of the JakeWalkIf you're looking for a place to wet your whistle next happy hour, you can always consult your phone, but who knows where that contraption will send you. For a surely good time, head over to the JakeWalk on Smith Street, which has just instit ... More >>
The night before, at Terminal 5--a more video happy crowd. Gaslight Anthem Brooklyn Bowl Friday, October 16 In addition to being the wonderful apotheosis of both melodic Jersey punk and cheeseball Jersey AOR, and besides having songs in spades, there is the non-ignorable fact that in person, the ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 13Blowin' in the Wind: A Folk-Music RevoltBy Jack NewfieldOn the frontier of every art form guerilla bands of prophets and crackpots are nourishing the orthodoxies and fashions of tomorrow.A decade ago the frontie ... More >>
New releases, reissues, debuts, and moreeach critic's picks
Gorgeous audacity from a fusion giant
Kicking off an ambitious five-month jazz series
Diary of a mad housedress
Archaic keyboard yields new innovations and innervisions
From Ornette Coleman to Esperanza Spalding, it's the music you need to hear
Miles Daviss estranged firstborn son speaks, softly but angrily
A radio promo man's latest small label brings out the best in two overlooked veterans
Reimagining the past then and nowand dig the piano player
Confused teens, confused thirtysomethings, and old jazz guys enjoying their dotage
Aphrodesia take New York's Afrobeat revival back to the homeland
A British video artist engaged with history both as a participant and as an outsider
Seeking ways to get heard and to grow, and more often succeeding at the latter
Jimi Hendrix, meet Leonard Bernstein: Two equally recondite sources of jazz repertoire
The Dead Zone
Two African American companies take on diverse choreographic challenges and win big
Envoi; Aloha, Au Revoir, Auf Wiedersehen; Adiós Amigos; I'm Checkin' Out, Goombye
George Russell Goes for the Modes
Iverson, Iyer, and Moran Go It Alone at the Jazz Standard
Bill Charlap's Trio Play the Melody and Listen to Each Other
Sing Along With the JVC All-Stars
Guerrilla Artists Celebrate 20 Years of Culture Jamming
'If a Teacher Is Doing a Good Job, I Don't Care If He or She Is Green'