For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
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.
Saxophonists get up to mischief (and engage in a little drama)
Ferocious homage mingles with daring fusion, looking both back and beyond
A who, what, why, where, whenand how manyof the uncharted world of independent jazz labels
Gypsies and Jews, Afro-Cubans and avant-gardists, led by two smashing piano players
JVC Bounces Back Right on Schedule
Bill Charlap's Trio Play the Melody and Listen to Each Other
The Best Jazz Records of 2001
JVC 2000 Looks Backward
Bell Meets (Is?) Big Brother
Compiled by Ginger Adams Otis