A tale of four record labels: Peira packages the abstract
The fantastic online archives at DRAM are now accessible to regular people, not just universities and libraries
A couple weeks ago a meticulously produced and packaged CD reissue of Intents and Purposes, a classic and incredibly rare 1967 album by trumpeter Bill Dixon, began turning up in record shops. International Phonograph, the Chicago label behind it, isn’t exactly new, but its only other release is an album by reedist pianist Richie Beirach […]
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet, Juana Molina, Struck by Lightning, David Dondero, Natacha Atlas, and more
This year’s installment of WHPK’s Pictures and Sound, which pairs film and video with live music, pushes hard into experimental territory.
We’re about to hear a lot from James Falzone, one of the best straight-up clarinet players in Chicago’s jazz and improvised-music community—most other jazz musicians who play clarinet treat it as an accessory to their saxophones, but for Falzone it’s his principal horn. His quartet Klang—with vibist Jason Adasiewicz, bassist Jason Roebke, and drummer Tim […]
Argentinean trumpeter Leonel Kaplan expands the trumpet’s palette.