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Live Review: 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival

Matthew Shipp and Charles McPherson are among the many highlights of a diverse program

Matthew Shipp (photo: Marek Lazarski)

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Wayne Shorter: Other Worlds

A youthful passion for comic books meets mature music-making on the saxophonist’s ambitious new release

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Roseanna Vitro: Tell Me the Truth (Skyline)

For her 14th album, singer Roseanna Vitro, now 67, travels back to her southern roots:……Read More

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Monk Higgins: Extra Soul Perception (Real Gone/Dusty Groove)

A funky little wash of strings, a curlicue pattern of zesty tenor sax soul-jazz from……Read More

09-21-18    Albums

Fay Victor’s SoundNoiseFunk: Wet Robots (ESP-Disk’)

Vocal colossus Fay Victor has been performing otherworldly acrobatics with her pipes since the ’90s,……Read More

09-13-18    Albums

No Fast Food: Settings for Three (CornerStore Jazz)

If veteran drummer, arranger, and composer Phil Haynes is busy tallying lucky stars these days,……Read More

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Earning the Songs of Bill Withers
By Lee Mergner

Things are a little tense backstage midway through the big opening night concert at the……Read More

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Wayne Shorter: Other Worlds
By Tom Moon

Tucked into the fine-print liner notes of Wayne Shorter’s latest project, Emanon, is an unusual……Read More

09-13-18   

For Nik Bärtsch and Ronin, Jazz Is a Mixed Martial Art
By Michael J. West

Terminology matters to Nik Bärtsch. “We talk about music and we want to feel a……Read More

09-11-18   

Jazz in the Display Case
By John Murph

A replica of Parliament-Funkadelic’s mid-1970s Mothership tour spacecraft, one of James Brown’s ’70s black wool……Read More

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