Drummer Jim Black, pianist Elias Stemeseder, and bassist Thomas Morgan test the strength of their tunes by subjecting them to off-kilter rhythms and disorderly improvisations.
More than five-dozen music-related dramas and documentaries screen at the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival.
A gorgeous piece from Gary Peacock’s recently reissued 1971 album Voices
Canadian pianist Paul Bley, one of jazz’s greatest innovators and improvisers, passed away on Sunday.
More great jazz sets in cardboard boxes
New recordings from saxophonist Bill McHenry and pianist David Virelles
Counting down my favorite albums of 2011: in this post, numbers 30 through 21, aka Nils Berg through Greg Kelley & Olivia Block.
Singular jazz drummer Paul Motian has died at age 80.
A dizzying weekend of great local concerts includes two very different shows: jazz pianist Dan Tepfer at Pianoforte and postgoth chanteuse Zola Jesus at the Bottle.
The Jazz Showcase presents a relocation benefit, the Steppenwolf presents Bill Frisell, and American Idol presents free-jazz progeny–sorta.