Nancy Wilson

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Ten (More) Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die

    By Matthew Kassel and Alex W. Rodriguez Yesterday's much celebrated "Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die" post was a starter course, an easily digestible, rudimentary entry into the storied genre that not one person on the planet disagreed with. But today, we go further. Because for every Blue T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Let Us Pause A Moment In Celebration of Heart

    Long before their era of lousy, stone washed power balladry, the sisterly duo of Ann and Nancy Wilson--A/K/A Heart--were nothing short of majestic in their heaviness. At least to my older brother and me. Cassette copies of Little Queen and Dreamboat Annie in all their newfangled, j-card cased gl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Live: Jose James Brings The Love To Harlem

    Jose James Harlem Stage Gatehouse Saturday, February 11 Better than: Ever. What better way to see in the pre-Valentine's Day weekend, a warm-up for the designated 24 hours our culture sets aside for Love, than to enjoy the supple outpourings of Jose James? For two nights last weekend, the Yankee-h ... More >>

  • Dance

    August 18, 2010
  • Voice Choices

    July 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    LL Cool J, satanist: Studies in Crap presents Dancing With Demons

    Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.​ Dancing With Demons: The Music's Real Master Author: Jeff Godwin Date: 1988 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    The Sun Also RZA: Booking Bands

    Booking Bands, where book titles and band names get mashed up. 'Everything but the Girl Is Illuminated' is pretty good; so is 'Lil' Romeo and Juliet.' Categories are helpfully provided: Dr. Seuss, Meet Dr. Octagon and Dr.Dre (sample: 'The Cat Power in the Hat'); Booking Indie Rock ('Breakfast of F** ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2008
  • Music

    December 25, 2007

    The Year of the Woman

    With all the ballots counted, our decidedly un-macho Jazz Poll finally finds its headline

  • Dance

    October 2, 2007

    High on Speed

    A City Center sampler of dances that take off and rarely hit the brakes

  • Music

    June 26, 2007

    Enough Is Enough

    At two prominent jazz festivals, bright moments and cloudy forecasts

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007
  • Music

    February 27, 2001

    Forever Old

    NARAS Sifts Through an Arty Bunch in a Don't-Miss Year

  • Music

    March 21, 2000