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AARDVARK JAZZ ORCHESTRA
From Andean to zydeco, pick your flavor and there's a summer music festival ready to serve it up.
Whether classical, jazz, pop, or folk, 'tis the season to get out and enjoy the music
| June 18, 2010
One of the most hotly anticipated concerts of the season will be JOSHUA REDMAN's "Double Trio" concert at Berklee on January 22.
Joshua Redman, Cassandra Wilson, Lionel Loueke, and more
| December 30, 2008
Year in Jazz: Playing for keeps
| December 22, 2008
At 42, the pianist and composer Danilo Pérez is everywhere.
Danilo Pérez gets into the moment
| September 08, 2008
Boston has its own vital scene of pan-American jazz and folk (hey, Mili Bermejo, Alex Alvear, Sergio Brandão, and everyone at Ryles on Wednesday nights!).
Forro in the Dark and Marta Topferova talk the talk
| June 30, 2008
Cassandra Wilson | Loverly
| June 09, 2008
Let ’em sing!
Here, in no particular order, are some my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and performances I wrote about this year.
A year in jazz
| December 18, 2006
There’s a perverse, painful pleasure in recalling a particular New York Times Magazine essay by David Hajdu back in December 2000.
Dominique Eade returns to disc with a new partner
| November 07, 2006
Sense in the sound
In Stephen Sondheim’s old formulation, opera is about music and musical theater is about words.
When it comes to singing (jazz and otherwise), it's about more than words
| September 20, 2006
The talk of the town
With the Boston Globe Jazz & Blues Festival defunct and no other significant local jazz fest in sight, the Beantown Jazz Festival has been stepping up to fill the void.
Live jazz to die for
| September 13, 2006
Cassandra Wilson seemed to have settled into a steady state of artful, loose-tempo, dreamy jazz pop. Which is why it’s so refreshing to hear her singing over actual grooves on Thunderbird .
THUNDERBIRD | Blue Note
| April 24, 2006
Doin’ it live
The winter concert scene’s got something for everybody, from Averi to Zakir Hussain. Okay, I couldn’t resist that bit of alphabetical hackery, but it’s true.
| January 09, 2006
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