Matt Wilson has been reading Carl Sandburg for four decades, and his new album gives that love a playful and sophisticated form.
Current musical obsessions of Cheer-Accident mastermind Thymme Jones, human Top 40 encyclopedia Tony Young, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
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.
Michael Snow’s experimental film “New York Eye and Ear Control”–with its famous free-jazz soundtrack–screens Friday in Hyde Park.
The impressive heritage of Emily Haines