These are the best jazz shows in NYC in December.
If ever there was a dude who exudes the air of spiritual illumination while being a total badass, saxophonist figurehead Darius Jones is it. In conversation, the burly alto overlord fuses his devout Southern rearing with New York City crud and attitude, as well as impassioned and bleeding respect fo ... More >>
The adventurous Murray Hill resident takes his toys very seriously
Now on the Upper West Side and featuring French cuisine, but the jazz-loving intimacy remains
The magnificent Abbey Lincoln tackles the most vital songbook yet: her own
Contrary to Corinthians, a thing of beauty is a joy forever. Especially absolute rhythm.
Former figure skater and Japanese arranger revive standards bebop won't touch
Jazz on the fringe, even when it hopes to end up in the middle
A who, what, why, where, whenand how manyof the uncharted world of independent jazz labels