Posts Tagged ‘Benito Gonzalez’

Jazz Setlist, May 8-14: Mother’s Day Jazz

Thursday, May 8
The interesting thing about Nnenna Freelon is that her charisma doesn't really hit you until after the fact. She's an intense performer, one who addresses her audience both in song and in her banter with a certain tossed-off vibe that's as casual as the light tousle in her hair. Once the set is [...]

Jazz Setlist, August 8-14: Buy Local (Jazz)

Every now and then Setlist breaks protocol and gives you two recommendations for one night. This is one of those times. The good news is that you can go to both without missing a chunk of either, and without breaking the bank.
Friday, August 9
Butch Warren, throughout the ups and downs he's gone through in his [...]

Jazz Setlist, Nov. 24-Dec. 1: Thanksgiving-Challenged Edition

Yes, Turkey Day is here! And what else can that mean but that jazz clubs close for the holiday, and when they open back up for the weekend many of us won't be in town to go to them? So while there's a pretty good option for the Thanksgiving nontravelers, most of the action comes [...]

Jazz Setlist: Oct. 15-21, 2009

Oct. 16
Brass bands are hot at the moment: The New Orleans second-line configurations are back, but more experimental-minded musicians are also tackling the possibilities. That formula is the latest version of the ever-changing Reggie Nicholson Concept. Nicholson, an improvisational drummer and vibraphonist who belongs to Chicago's Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), has [...]