Jazz Fest’s ten days of neighborhood concerts, satellite shows, and aftersets include Kidd Jordan, Angel Bat Dawid, Jeff Parker, Marc Ribot, and Ben Sidran.
Dave Rempis organizes concerts, mentors young musicians, and connects players from across the States and abroad—modeling the commitment and generosity that keep the jazz scene viable.
The pianist Paul Giallorenzo is an under-the-radar presence within Chicago’s deep improvised music scene, but over the years he’s become a significant force both on and off the bandstand. He’s a crucial figure behind Elastic Arts, the invaluable, diverse performing arts space at the northern end of Logan Square, as he was for its Humboldt […]
Not even arena gigs with his famous sister, comedian Amy Schumer, can tempt Jason Stein from his drive to make better jazz.
On Thursday at Constellation, Astral Spirits celebrates tape releases by Billington/Shippy/Wyche and Matt Lux’s Communication Arts Quartet.
Elastic Arts christens its new space with concerts on Thursday and Friday—and augments its preexisting programming with some ambitious new series.
Who says it’s dead in December—a slew of live jazz options for the weekend
The best shows to see Monday through Wednesday are Slut River, Child Bite, and Ingebrigt Haaker Flaten
Featuring Nicole Mitchell’s Sonic Projections, the Kurt Elling Quintet with Ernie Watts, the Ramsey Lewis 75th birthday celebration, and much more
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: the Flaming Lips, Pelican, Keri Hilson, Marduk, Unsilent Night, and more
The first Post No Bills Podcast is live, with music by Azita, Josh Berman, the Rail Band, Marcio Local, and many more.
Pianist Paul Giallorenzo celebrates the release of a CD by his excellent quintet, Get In to Go Out, with a Thursday show at Elastic.
Elastic Arts cofounder Paul Giallorenzo doesn’t just book music, he makes it too.