Matt Wilson has been reading Carl Sandburg for four decades, and his new album gives that love a playful and sophisticated form.
The jazz vet, who plays Space on Wednesday, tackles Hank, George, Merle, Dolly and others on Country for Old Men.
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.
John Scofield brings his aptly-named Überjam Band to the Old Town School
Thursday at the Cultural Center, flutist Nicole Mitchell premieres the new suite “Mother Nature” in a free concert with guest harpist Edmar Castaneda.
Medeski, Martin & Wood bassist Chris Wood hooks up with his brother for a low-key side project.