These are the best jazz shows in NYC in March.
See also: Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die
Bassists shine, even amid the dark age of conservatism
An ambitious big-band project comes to fruition 30-plus years later
Some Parkers, some Brötzmanns, some Atavistics, and two good mainstream sax CDs
A worldwide phenomenon and a transworld music, but usually not both at the same time
Roy Haynes and Max Roach Master Time