New York is, on any given day, practically oozing with great jazz. Here's a list of jazz shows happening in the city this week we think you'll enjoy.
Jazz for Obama 2012: The Jazz Concert for America's Future
Jazz may have lost its political edge in the 1960s, but that doesn't mean that jazz musici ... More >>
A leader so authoritative he doesn't have to actually lead. Pics by Phil.Wayne Shorter Quartet
Wednesday, February 9
Better than: Staying home and watching American Idol, no matter how cold it was outside.
Wayne Shorter has never been a particularly fire-breathing, get-'em-stompin ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 11, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 34More Show Than JazzBy J. R. GoddardWatching Charlie Mingus at the Five Spot last weekend, it was a little hard to decide if I was being offered jazz, satiric vaudeville, or a weird combination of both. And Mingus's i ... 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 >>