Paul Desmond

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    The Best Jazz Shows in NYC This Month (Jazz Appreciation Month Edition)

    These are the best jazz shows in NYC in April, otherwise known as Jazz Appreciation Month! Read more about JAM and the JazzApril campaign.

  • Music

    October 13, 2010

    Ahmad Jamal, Vindicated

    A new six-CD box makes the same case fellow jazz musicians have made for decades

  • Voice Choices

    September 29, 2009


    A free-spirited saxman drops anchor in NY

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008

    Dave Brubeck at Basin Street

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 3, 1957, Vol. II, No. 36 Brubeck at Basin Street By Bob Reisner Greenwich Village has become the jazz capital of the world, with six clubs featuring hot and cool running riffs. The latest impressive spot is Lower Basin Street, which o ... More >>

  • Music

    May 8, 2007

    Chiri Biri Bim, Chiri Biri Bop

    The Israel–New York pipeline yields a fresh crop of serious jazz talent

  • NYC Life

    January 31, 2006

    Are You In Love?

    Rock stars, dating experts, and cartoon characters talk about Valentine's Day

  • Music

    April 12, 2005

    Free Again

    The revolution of 1969 never came, but the 'Free America' series has now been reissued

  • Music

    June 10, 2003

    Deep Easy Listening

    Jim Hall and Cyrus Chestnut—Duo in the Making

  • Music

    May 14, 2002

    Fetishizing the LP

    Verve Miniaturizes 20 Old Albums

  • Music

    May 8, 2001

    A Quartet of Five

    Dave Brubeck Cultivates a Crowd, Calibrates Time, and Finds His Wings

  • Music

    January 6, 1998

    They're Bo-o-o-xed!

    The virtues and vices of completeness