If you can brave the weather, there's plenty of music going on this week. Thursday, twenty one pilots play a sold-out show at the Triple Rock while Boz Scaggs makes an appearance at the State Theatre. Friday night, Zoo Animal will be at the Icehouse, Ex Nuns rock Cause, Edward the Confesso ... More >>
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George Russell was one of jazz's most innovative composers, and also its first theoretician.
Octogenarian world-music legend is preparing for a night of improvisational music at the Walker—just don't call it jazz
Swinging and swooning over 10 of 2006's best jazz albums
Paquito D'Rivera was the fiery saxophonist in Irakere, the phenomenal big band that reanimated the bond between bebop and Afro-Cuban music in the 1980s (other members included Chucho Valdes and Arturo Sandoval). An anti-Castro immigrant from Havana, his stateside career has been a piquant mix of jaz ... More >>
A recently discovered concert recording finds Bird and Diz at their peaks
Doping with dizzy, plotting with Brando, and crashing Don King's orgy
The winning sound of Roy Haynes, father of modern jazz drumming
The Year's Local Favorites
Pausing a beat for bassist Ray Brown
Savoring the variably spicy JVC jazz festival
Jazz Tributes to Coltrane, Parker, and Hendrix
Blissing Out on Cuban-Born Jazz Pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Is the white minstrelsy of the Insane Clown Posse more than skin-deep?
Just Your Favorite DJ Savior: DJ Premier creates a mix-tape masterpiece.