Kristine Key, Reginald Cyntje, and more jazz opens for the weekend.
Posts Tagged ‘jazz setlist’
This week: Trumpeter Kevin Cordt , alto sax player Carl Grubbs, and more
Including Jason Moran and skateboarders, and Mary Halvorson and Ches Smith.
Including bassist Tarus Mateen, organist Alex Jenkins, and more.
Shannon Gunn, Orange Kellin & The New Orleans Blue Serenaders, and Duane Eubanks
Reginald Cyntje at Jazz Night in Southwest, the Makanda Project at Michigan Park Christian Church, and more.
Thursday, August 14
He's a drummer and percussionist, a composer and an improviser, and a conceptualist. But even within the ivory tower of avant-garde jazz, William Hooker's is a somewhat obscure name. It needn't be, considering the heft of his resume: He's worked with everyone from David Murray to David S. Ware, from DJ Spooky to [...]
Saturday, August 9
Here's what I had to say last August, in my review of the New Vintage Jazz & Wine Festival at the Half Street Fairgrounds:
Despite unending claims of jazz's death, people are willing to pay good money to see this music....indeed well worth paying for. It was incredible, flavorful music that brought head bobs [...]
Yes, it's that slow period in August when the jazz scene dries up to a trickle. And yet, every desert has its oases; here are a few of ours.
Friday, August 1
There's some room for debate on the overlap between jazz and "creative music." The latter is more of a catch-all term for music that combines [...]
Friday, June 13
Area saxophonist and jazz superman Jeff Antoniuk, the A of the MARS 4-Tet, says that the band formed upon a shared realization. The jazz scene at large tended to build its repertoire, and its compositional concepts, on the mainstream jazz of the 1940s, '50s, and '60s. But so much great music had happened [...]