Trumpeter Jacob Wick grew up in the Chicago area and now lives in Mexico City. Like his contemporaries Birgit Ulher, Peter Evans, Axel Dörner, and Nate Wooley, he employs extended techniques that enable him to produce sounds very different from conventional brass playing. His vocabulary encompasses coarse-grained ribbons of frayed wind, rhythmic puffs that resemble […]
Highlights of the 2020 Frequency Festival include a fusion of Carnatic music and jazz, a solo vocal piece for Diamond Reynolds, and programs of work by Eliane Radigue and Annea Lockwood.
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.
A tale of four record labels: Peira packages the abstract
Bass clarinetist Jeff Kimmel celebrates the release of “Charm Offensive,” the debut album from his quartet, with a performance at the Hideout on Wednesday.
The new album from Jason Ajemian’s HighLife doesn’t stick to one style any more consistently than the band does live.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Freelance Whales, Omar S, Jacob Wick, Lee Fields, the Necks, and more
Notable shows around town this weekend include Mucca Pazza, Alejandro Escovedo, My Gold Mask, Jacob Wick, and Buddy Guy.