Posts Tagged ‘free jazz’

ToDo ToDay: What Will Todd Glass Talk About at the Improv?

Most people who knew about Todd Glass before he appeared on Marc Maron’s “WTF” podcast in January are comedy nerds, pure and simple. Glass’ cerebral style of observational, pot-friendly humor made him a comic’s comic, beloved by indie queen Sarah Silverman and casino headliner David Spade alike. He happily fills any space with bombastic rants [...]

Don’t Miss Peter Brötzmann’s Full Blast Tonight

"Wasn't he just here?" you might be thinking. Well, yes, but the last time famed free-jazzer Peter Brötzmann played the Velvet Lounge, just a few weeks ago, he wasn't backed by a rhythm section straight out of the extreme metal world.
Full Blast sees Brötzmann in a trio with electric bassist Marino Pliakas and whirling dervish/drummer [...]