As Bob Dylan learned, only through baring of one’s soul does one show the way forward, providing both a glimpse into the other and perhaps the shape of things to come.
Singer Catherine Russell is one of the best voices in the world, whether she is backing up international acts like Steely Dan or touring with her small band.
If you like brash, outspoken theatre people at your dinner parties, you’ll enjoy the Broadway musicals composer Mary Rodgers’ co-authored memoir, Shy.
The second in a series of four, Good Time Music finds Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra having fun with music that makes you feel great.
Matthew Shipp, Allen Lowe, Gerald Cleaver, and Kevin Ray are East Axis, a free improvising jazz band that never sound harsh or lost on Cool with That.
Bill Charlap is not so much leading a neo-traditionalism movement as he is playing a traditional style well—and with as much nuanced artfulness—as anyone in his generation.
Jazz guitar legend Pat Metheny discusses his relationship with a new generation of players and reflects on his place in the legacy of the music.
Recently, three prominent jazz saxophonists emerged with unaccompanied solo LPs: J.D. Allen, Jon Irabagon, and Jaleel Shaw. Each of these new Covid-era recordings suggests new possibilities.
As he approaches 80, David Crosby makes his best solo album, climaxing his late career with poignant lyrics, strong grooves, and jazz harmonies.
Joie de vivre defined 2021’s Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island this July and its good vibrations resonate. Photo essay.
Vijay Iyer Trio’s Uneasy is a set of modern piano jazz covering a remarkable range, featuring three brilliant musical imaginations playing well together.