A good alternative to the CMJ Music Marathon, which colonizes New York this week, here's a list of jazz shows happening in the city we think you'll enjoy.
Talents old and new throw stuff against the wall and see what sticks
Maria Schneider keeps her orchestra on its toes with works both challenging and sublime
How Not to Broaden the Jazz Canvas
The Best Jazz Records of 2001
In Search of a Cool-Blue Note
Jazz Mainstays Boost The Voltage