The opening track from one of the greatest jazz records of all time, by guitarist Sonny Sharrock
German reedist Peter Brötzmann returns to Chicago on Saturday, at 72 still refusing to take the easy way.
“I got to have Peter Brötzmann play at my house. I have Z’ev play at my house.”
Good-bye to Baby Teeth and experimental-music venue Enemy, hello to young trumpeter Marquis Hill
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Reflection Eternal, Peter Brötzmann & Hamid Drake, Céu, Drop the Lime, the Styrenes, and other notable shows
German reedist Peter Brötzmann rolls into town for an exhibition of new visual art at Corbett vs. Dempsey (opening with a reception tonight) and a Wednesday concert at the Hideout.
Here’s what local musicians (and other tastemakers) were listening to in 2009.
Hannes Reisinger Ken Vandermark Earlier this year I interviewed Ken Vandermark for a feature that ran in Down Beat magazine. One of the things he discussed but that didn’t make it into that article was his apparent invisibility to the U.S. jazz establishment. There’s no question he has a rabid following in the States, but […]