More than 12 years after her blazing debut on the Chicago jazz scene, trumpeter Jaimie Branch releases Fly or Die, her first album as a bandleader.
Tag: Dave Douglas
Adventurous trumpeter Dave Douglas refuses to ease off the gas
Throughout his career omnivorous trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas has deployed his innate curiosity as a calling card. While he’s had certain bedrock bands, like the excellent quintet he brings to town this week, he also pours his energy into a steady profusion of disparate projects. His output from 2016—all of it on his own […]
Saxophonist Greg Ward returns to Chicago on Mingus wings
A multidisciplinary project inspired by Mingus’s The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady helped lure Chicago saxophonist Greg Ward back from New York—and it could make for his biggest album yet.
Your comprehensive guide to the 37th annual Chicago Jazz Festival
Previews of every act in Millennium Park and beyond, including Fred Hersch in his overdue festival debut and AACM cofounder Muhal Richard Abrams leading a historic reunion of the Experimental Band
Drummer Mark Guiliana steps out as composer and bandleader on his impressive debut
The in-demand musician recently released an impressive full-length with his acoustic quartet.
Trumpeter Dave Douglas finds joy in the Sacred Harp tradition
The trumpeter explores shape-note music with pianist Uri Caine.
Ben Paterson, Dave Douglas, Keefe Jackson, and a tribute to Bill Russo mark a busy weekend in jazz
Who says it’s dead in December—a slew of live jazz options for the weekend
Best shows to see: Catherine Irwin, How to Dress Well, Dave Douglas, and more
Catherine Irwin, How to Dress Well, Dave Douglas, and Braid are among this weekend’s Soundboard highlights
12 O’Clock Track: Dave Douglas, “Be Still My Soul”
A version of the Jean Sibelius hymn “Be Still My Soul” from the new album by trumpeter Dave Douglas
New York jazz pianist Craig Taborn talks to Chicago’s Rob Clearfield
New York jazz pianist Craig Taborn talks to Chicago jazz pianist Rob Clearfield
Dave Douglas, trumpeter, online innovator
Trumpeter Dave Douglas pulls off a new online venture.
Top 40 of 2006, part 4
Albums 1-10 of my favorite music of 2006.
Dave Douglas puts it all out there
Dave Douglas releases 12 full sets of live recordings as digital downloads.
Three recent DVDs
A trio of DVDs look at the music of Brazil, black punks, and Dutch pianist Misha Mengelberg
The best jazz records made between 1973-1990.