Tuesday, December 7 2010
Jazz is working all the angles these days. Is there any other genre that has as much range -- from solo instruments to big bands, from instrumental to vocal, from European musicians to both North and South Americans, from truly pretty music to raucously avant-garde "noise"?
Sunday, October 24 2010
Two years ago, Marc Ribot's "rock" band gave us one of the best albums of the year. Now he can claim 2010 with his (almost) solo disc of film music.
Sunday, June 22 2008
Idiosyncratic American guitarist teams up with bassist Shahzad Ismaily and drummer Ches Smith for the year's best heretic deconstruction of power trio clichés.
Tuesday, May 6 2008
In this too-brief biographical film, French documentarian Anaïs Prosaïc aims to unravel the mystery surrounding this complicated artist