This Week’s Voice: Ahmad Jamal, Linkin Park, Frankie Rose, and More


In this week’s Village Voice, Francis Davis weighs in on the new eight-CD box set honoring jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal, Christopher R. Weingarten compares Linkin Park’s new A Thousand Suns to Radiohead’s OK Computer, and Cristina Black profiles local Brooklyn fixture Frankie Rose.

In Film, Rob Nelson reviews the brilliant new Olivier Assayas movie Carlos, J. Hoberman endures the not at all brilliant Hereafter, Melissa Anderson doubles up on Hilary Swank’s Conviction and Down Terrace, and Mark Olsen hails Bitter Feast.

In Art, Christian Viveros-Fauné on the return of the Jeff Koons porn paintings.

In Theater, Michael Feingold reviews the Elevator Repair Service’s take on The Great Gatsby, while Alexis Soloski heads out to Lawrence Wright’s Gaza play, The Human Scale.

Plus Michael Musto, Free Will Astrology, and more, here.

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