Calvin “Fuzz” Jones, who spent most of his five-decade career in Chicago, was one of the most prominent sidemen in electric blues.
Saxophonist and composer Steve Coleman talked to local reedist Geof Bradfield during a Chicago residency that ends with a Millennium Park concert on Thursday.
What’s on the Agenda for Thursday, October 11, 2012
With 49 sets in four days, the oldest of the city’s big lakefront music festivals stays strong in hard times
The headliners of this year’s Chicago Jazz Festival include Randy Weston, the Saxophone Summit (with Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, and Ravi Coltrane), Cassandra Wilson, and Roy Hargrove.
My ballot for the 2010 Village Voice Jazz Critics Poll.
Spotlighting the south-side jazz scene with free jazz performances at 13 venues all day Saturday
This week I’ll be talking about my 40 favorite albums of 2008, in four installments; here are numbers 40 through 31.