Merrill Garbus defeats the curse of the real thing on incredible new album Nikki Nack
These are the best jazz shows in NYC in April, otherwise known as Jazz Appreciation Month! Read more about JAM and the JazzApril campaign.
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These are the 10 best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
These are the best concerts in New York this week, in no particular order.
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 Town Hall 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 >>
But sometimes more works, too
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 >>
Echoes of Basie, Mingus, Tyner, etc., with chops and abstractions all their own
Frisell doing "Shenandoah." Totally badass. Bill Frisell/Ron Carter/Paul Motian Blue Note 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 >>
New releases, reissues, debuts, and moreeach critic's picks
Tyshawn Sorey's provocations lead a pack of notable 2007 debuts
At two prominent jazz festivals, bright moments and cloudy forecasts
Contrary to Corinthians, a thing of beauty is a joy forever. Especially absolute rhythm.
From Ornette Coleman to Esperanza Spalding, it's the music you need to hear
A radio promo man's latest small label brings out the best in two overlooked veterans
All the Hancock you need in four easy installments
For a brief moment in 1965, Charles Lloyd envisions the best of many worlds
Just in time for Christmas and post-election cheering up, boxes from Miles and Woody
Roy Haynes and Max Roach Master Time
Jim Hall and Cyrus ChestnutDuo in the Making
Actress and Singer-Songwriter Abbey Lincoln Reinvents Herself Yet Again
Reissues by the Boxful, Singers by the Cut
Boomers at Their Best for 'Made in America' Benefit
Jason Moran Helps Blue Note Be Blue Note
Jazz Mainstreams Into Fall
Bringing Musicians Back to Life
Sing Along With the JVC All-Stars
JVC 2000 Looks Backward