Solo specialist Colin Stetson puts together a superb group to interpret the popular Third Symphony by Polish composer Henryk Górecki.
The onetime Chicagoan achieves his most profound and beautiful work yet with his quintet Day in Pictures.
Nat Baldwin of Dirty Projectors brings his peculiar bass-and-voice solo project to the Hideout on Friday.
Guitarist Dave Miller split Chicago for Brooklyn earlier this summer, but he’s back in town for a handful of gigs.
Former Chicagoan Matt Bauder finally shows off his dazzling jazz chops on an album under his own name.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Black Keys, Girl Talk, Prefuse 73, Von Freeman, and more
Michigan-based bassist Zach Wallace has built a glass armonica for his hypnotically beautiful solo debut.
There’s more to reedist Matt Bauder than outre doo-wop.
A Horace Silver treasure unearthed, Shelby Lynne does Dusty, and Matt Bauder’s weird love letter to doo-wop and Brian Wilson.