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Live Review: 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival

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

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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

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

09-12-18    Albums

Onyx Collective: Lower East Suite Part Three (Big Dada)

An expandable quartet composed entirely of native New Yorkers is rare, but does that affect……Read More

09-11-18    Albums

Matthew Lux’s Communication Arts Quartet: Contra/Fact (Astral Spirits)

Although Matthew Lux has long been a staple of Chicago’s experimental music underground, having logged……Read More

09-09-18    Albums

Karrin Allyson: Some of That Sunshine (Kasrecords)

Even those casually familiar with vocalist and pianist Karrin Allyson’s 26-year recording career surely appreciate……Read More

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09-20-18   

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

09-06-18   

Nolatet: Raising a Bigger Dust Cloud
By Jennifer Odell

Dusk was giving way to a cool spring Jazz Fest night at the Music Box……Read More

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