Charles Gayle has canceled. A trio of Nick Mazzarella, Mike Reed, and Joshua Abrams will perform for free instead. Charles Gayle no longer attracts the attention he did in the late 80s, when the onetime street musician became the face of a new strain of energy music. Gayle’s ferocious work on tenor saxophone demanded a […]
Lollapalooza isn’t the only thing in town this weekend
Rashied Ali According to his official Web site, brilliant drummer Rashied Ali has died at the age of 74. No details about the cause have emerged yet. Ali will probably always be known best for his radical contributions to Interstellar Space (Impulse, 1967), the free-jazz masterpiece that established the blueprint for saxophone-drum duos.