This year’s Chicago Jazz Festival captures the music’s proliferating diversity, with the Bad Plus, Anat Cohen, Erwin Helfer, Tarbaby, JD Allen, the Liberation Music Orchestra, and much more.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is the title track off of the bassist’s 1973 album—he plays the Chicago Jazz Festival Saturday night.
The Morton Grove native sounds better than ever on his new album with veteran drummer Barry Altschul and bassist Mark Helias.
Saxophonist Jon Irabagon, a native of Morton Grove, is reaching an artistic high lately.
A killer one-off reunion of Sam Rivers’s trio with Dave Holland and Barry Altschul has been released on CD
Three top-shelf jazz shows hit Chicago over the next 24 hours: Brad Mehldau, the ICP Orchestra, and the Ullmann/Swell 4.