Craig Taborn Trio
Thursday, April 5
Better than: Any live music I've heard this year so far.
"I'm not one for much discourse while I'm up here," said Craig Taborn, addressing the crowd briefly before he sat down at the piano last night. He was smiling politely, offering some reass ... More >>
Jazz lost an icon, and the New York City scene a fixture, last week, when drummer Paul Motian died from complications with myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood and bone marrow disorder.
Motian's career stretched back over six decades, but his name had been inextricably linked with the famed haunt the ... More >>
MGMT. You're wearing two different socks, dude. Photo by Josh CheuseIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla on the gleeful self-sabotage of MGMT, Francis Davis looks back on the work of jazz's Paul Motian, and Theon Weber reviews David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love tribute to Imel ... More >>
Frisell doing "Shenandoah." Totally badass.
Bill Frisell/Ron Carter/Paul Motian
Wednesday, January 7
Second show I've been to in 24 hours that prominently featured "You Are My Sunshine"; no offense to Glasvegas, but declarations of love are generally more appealing when they're sweetly, ... More >>