Ben Goldberg
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The Best Jazz of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM

Jazz is all over the place, and that's the glorious point of it. When you add up all its little corners and areas of enjoyment in 2013, the music remains huge.


Ode to the Return of the Clarinet
16 Apr 2013 // 5:05 PM

Why did you leave jazz, O Clarinet? Did you ask too much of us, or did we ask to much of you? Either way, you've returned with a sleek, expressive vengeance!


Ben Goldberg: Subatomic Particle Homesick Blues / Unfold Ordinary Mind
5 Mar 2013 // 4:03 PM

The John Zorn of the clarinet has two surprises that you are going to like -- no, love.

Ben Goldberg: The Door, the Hat, the Chair, the Fact
1 May 2006 // 6:00 PM

Tenderness and meditative beauty, from the legit chamber music fringe of jazz.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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