Free jazz is challenging, violent, political, spiritual, joyous, peaceful, and a million other things. It's about shattering forms in order to find a new world of sound somewhere further outside. And once this new world is found, it's time to go looking for a newer one.
When, as a college student, ... More >>
This week, the Voice rounded up Weasel Walter's nationwide community of avant-gardist outsiders who both record for his boldly avant-garde label ugEXPLODE and collaborate with the iconoclast-about-town. The names are staggering and represent the most intrepid of musicians working in the experimental ... More >>
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 >>