Tim Berne comes to town Tuesday with a different group, Broken Shadows, that celebrates the music of Ornette Coleman, Dewey Redman, and Julius Hemphill.
Her recent album Binary uses code, patterns, and transliteration to create music.
On Sixteen: Drummers Suite, Dan Weiss uses terse passages from the playing of legendary drummers to build rigorous, complex large-ensemble pieces.
The alto saxophonist performs Saturday night with a strong crew of Chicago players
The musician extracts abstract DNA from Bird’s music for something new and rigorous.
Ten Reader writers review 15 new records, including Pallbearer’s stately, mournful doom, Willis Earl Beal’s raw, mystical antipop, and Jack Ruby’s staggeringly savage no wave.
The percussionist delivers a through-composed gem borrowing from jazz, Indian music, hard rock, and more.
Who says it’s dead in December—a slew of live jazz options for the weekend
Eight Reader writers take on 16 albums—including Traxman’s user-friendly footwork.
John Hollenbeck’s Claudia Quintet performs music from its latest album, “Royal Toast,” in Palos Park Wednesday night.