Chris Speed brings a trio to the Jazz Festival that lets the avant-garde reedist tread the ground of the old masters without losing himself.
Tim Berne comes to town Tuesday with a different group, Broken Shadows, that celebrates the music of Ornette Coleman, Dewey Redman, and Julius Hemphill.
Burnham’s Dream: The White City and more goings-on 6/18-6/21.
Numerous intersecting lines connect the members of Broken Shadows, a new quartet devoted to the music of three saxophonists who emerged from Fort Worth, Texas: Ornette Coleman, Julius Hemphill, and Dewey Redman (the group also tackles “Song for Ché,” by bassist Charlie Haden, who worked with Coleman and Redman). Front-line saxophonists Tim Berne and Chris […]