Fred Lonberg Holm

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Covering the bottom end - and the bottom line

The biggest news made by the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals the past two weekends was that they happened at all.
Newport Jazz comes back with a bang
By JON GARELICK  |  August 14, 2009

The Horse's Ha | Of the Cathmawr Yards

Despite a solid roster of Chicago underground vets, the Horse's Ha fail to show signs of life on what proves to be a sleepy album of wispy folk.
Hidden Agenda (2009)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  June 12, 2009

Skimming the cream

Some of my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and performances I wrote about this year.
Jazz: 2007 in review
By JON GARELICK  |  December 17, 2007

Do the math

There is plenty of free blowing in this band.
The Vandermark 5, Johnny D's, February 13, 2007
By JON GARELICK  |  February 14, 2007

From Chicago to Addis

I know of no single, clear definition of “free bop,” but I think I know it when I hear it, and I’d say no one does it better than the Vandermark 5.
The Vandermark 5 and the Either/Orchestra bring it all back home
By JON GARELICK  |  February 09, 2006