What’s on the Agenda for Thursday, December 27, 2012
Relay Recordings, a label founded by drummer Tim Daisy, steps up with a new Vox Arcana album
On Sunday, the Chicago Jazz Festival hosts Allen Toussaint, Steve Coleman, and more
Nick Butcher celebrates the release of Free Jazz Bitmaps Vol. 1 with a Friday-night reception and visual-art exhibition at Saki Records.
Bye-bye to Megaupload and some LA-bound Chicagoans, hello to new music from Calez and Rockie Fresh, and more
The Seldoms’ new This Is Not a Dance Concert takes audiences on a tour of the Harris Theater
Drummer Tim Daisy writes for dance troupe the Seldoms
Tim Daisy chats with Roy Haynes, Bon Iver heads to the Grammys, and more.
Artist on Artist: Jazz drummer Roy Haynes talks to fellow drummer Tim Daisy about Charlie Parker and the Basie band
Reedist Ken Vandermark and drummer Tim Daisy end a U.S. tour in support of their fine new duo album, “The Conversation,” with a show on Sunday night at the Hungry Brain.
Ken Vandermark performs Saturday 4/2 at a free screening of the Amazon river documentary “Roads of Water,” which he scored. Also showing clips from “Roads” director Augusto Contento’s in-progress post-rock-doc “Parallax Sounds.”
Ken Vandermark leads three different groups, all with recent recordings, over the next three nights at the Velvet Lounge: the Frame Quartet, the Vandermark 5, and his duo with Tim Daisy.
We’re about to hear a lot from James Falzone, one of the best straight-up clarinet players in Chicago’s jazz and improvised-music community—most other jazz musicians who play clarinet treat it as an accessory to their saxophones, but for Falzone it’s his principal horn. His quartet Klang—with vibist Jason Adasiewicz, bassist Jason Roebke, and drummer Tim […]
Tim Daisy’s New Fracture Quartet plays a not-quite-release party at the Hideout tonight.
Two ear-clearing duos break up the most boring week of the year.