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 Chicago jazz drummer embarks on a short tour with the Polish reedist in support of a strong new duo album.
My favorite albums of 2013, helmed by Chicago musicians.
The Polish saxophonist and clarinetist draws inspiration from traditional sounds around the globe
A conversation with bassist Devin Hoff about his April residency in Chicago
On Saturday, the Chicago Jazz Festival hosts Billy Hart, Dianne Reeves, and more
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Barrington Levy, Resonance Ensemble, American Heritage, Iron & Wine, Janet Jackson, the Ex, Nels Cline, Rafael Toral, and more
Ken Vandermark’s Resonance Festival begins at the Hideout on Wednesday with three small-group sets.
Permanent reissues a classic Chicago punk comp. Plus: Claychella’s last dance, the Hood Internet’s threesome, and more