Nao is a British singer whose music nestles in the space between neosoul and the new generation of alternative arty R&B. Her light, dextrous vocals have some of the texture of Billie Holiday, while electronic soundscapes on tracks such as “Another Lifetime” from 2018’s Saturn (RCA) suggest a mellower FKA Twigs. At times, Nao’s contradictory […]
Von Freeman played in Sun Ra’s Arkestra in 1959 and ’60, and this week French horn player and Chicago native Vincent Chancey leads a strong local group through tunes Ra played in those days.
Paul McGee’s tiki bar is an island paradise amid the River North flotsam.
The ISS in profile, Saturn up close, a one-time-only view of Comet SWAN, plus a meteor alert.