The Jazz Institute of Chicago’s bookings for this year’s Jazz Festival reaffirm the organization’s commitment to presenting a variety of music by local, national, and international acts. Everything on the […]
Veteran Reader critic Peter Margasak finishes counting down his 40 favorite records of the year—the top ten include Henry Threadgill, Joanna Newsom, and Yarn/Wire.
My ballot from the annual jazz critics’ poll published at NPR music
My belated countdown of my 40 favorite albums of the year
The final installment of my top 40 albums of 2009
Here’s what local musicians (and other tastemakers) were listening to in 2009.