Remarkable trumpeter Peter Evans brings some serious audacity to the postbop on Peter Brendler’s new album, Message in Motion.
If you didn’t get to know this idiosyncratic guitarist when he lived in Chicago, now’s as good a time as any to start.
The latest concert from International Contemporary Ensemble is all about improvisation.
The Morton Grove native sounds better than ever on his new album with veteran drummer Barry Altschul and bassist Mark Helias.
Saxophonist Jon Irabagon, a native of Morton Grove, is reaching an artistic high lately.
The superb Berlin jazz quartet continues to beautifully reconcile the essence of classic bebop with the extended techniques and improv-oriented approach of today on its excellent new album Vier Halbe.
Fine-tuned annoyance machine Talibam! hits the Burlington Bar on Tuesday, then plays for choreographer Karole Armitage at the MCA.
The latest episode features music from Vic Chesnutt, Peter Evans, Radian, Pit Er Pat, and many more.
Saxophonist Jon Irabagon, who grew up in Morton Grove and later Gurnee and studied music at DePaul University, has steadily made a name for himself since relocating to New York in 2001 to pursue further studies at the Manhattan School of Music. For the plast few years he’s earned plaudits for his work in the […]
My 40 favorite albums of 2008, continued: number 30 through number 21.
Chicago native Jon Irabagon wins the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition.
Astonishing trumpeter Peter Evans plays a free concert Friday night at the Museum of Contemporary Photography.