Secret History readers often assume I know every Chicago musician who ever lived, but luckily I’m still capable of experiencing the joy of discovery. One of my bigger thrills in life is buying a random LP by an act I barely know, being floored by the music, and then discovering the artist is from the […]
Tag: Charlie Haden
Two overlooked Ornette Coleman albums from the late 60s finally get reissued
Ornette Coleman’s live albums Ornette at 12 and Crisis, both featuring his pubescent son Denardo on drums, receive their first-ever CD editions.
The Reader’s comprehensive guide to the 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival
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.
Canstruction Chicago, Rockin’ Lobster Bash, and more things to do in Chicago this week
Chicago Jazz Festival and other happenings from August 29-September1.
Reader’s Agenda Sat 2/1: Chinese New Year celebrations, Juggernaut Film Festival, and Iron & Wine with the Haden Triplets
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, February 1
Vonski honored as an NEA Jazz Master tonight in NYC
Chicago tenor sax great Von Freeman gets his NEA Jazz Master award online tonight