- March 2, 2009 | Feature
- The Jazz Standard
Thelonious Monk’s landmark 1959 concert at Town Hall lives again through Jason Moran.
- September 1, 2008 |
- Jazz: Tooting Other People’s Horns
The jazz event of the fall is Dave Douglas’s Festival of New Trumpet Music.
- April 14, 2008 |
- The New York Canon: Jazz
For the last 40 years, jazz in New York has had a hard time measuring up to its storied past. But even in the absence of a big scene, the music has stealthily maintained its vitality, as these twelve albums demonstrate.
- September 3, 2007 |
- Herbie Digs Joni
The jazz-pop master reimagines Joni Mitchell.
- August 20, 2007 | The Pop Music Review
- Trane Has Left the Station
A new breed of saxophonists discovers an alternative to Coltrane’s brilliant but domineering ways.
- April 9, 2007 | The Pop Music Review
- Elegy for Fort Greene
The late-nineties Brooklyn scene is a fading memory, but Robert Glasper can still summon its powerful spirit.
- September 18, 2006 | Feature
- Playing Favorites
We asked five music obsessives to pick a recent album they can’t stop listening to.
- September 11, 2006
- Ornette Still Hears the Future
Sound Grammar, his first new recording in ten years, documents a live performance in Ludwigshafen, Germany, last year, and it doesn’t sound like anything else in jazz today.
- December 26, 2005 | Jazz Review
- Thelonious Comes Alive
The best jazz recordings this year were long-lost performances from some very familiar names.
- August 22, 2005 | Feature
- The Autumn of André 3000
Is the OutKast star ditching his wigs and jodhpurs?