Henry Threadgill

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Henry Threadgill's untrackable journey

The new The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air (Mosaic) is an impractical monster.
Impractical genius
By JON GARELICK  |  December 10, 2010

Swing, etc.

The music may suffer plenty of economic slings and arrows these days, but it's still full of thrills galore. As usual, it's looking outside of its orthodoxy for invigorating ideas. Here are titles you truly need.
10 must-hear jazz discs
By JIM MACNIE  |  January 01, 2010

Henry Threadgill Zooid | This Brings Us To, Volume 1

Henry Threadgill has been reinventing his language — and by extension the jazz language — for at least 30 years, beginning with the trio Air in the 1970s.
Pi (2009)
By JON GARELICK  |  October 30, 2009

The long view

Bob Blumenthal’s first book is out, and the wonder is that we didn’t get it sooner.
Bob Blumenthal’s history of jazz
By JON GARELICK  |  January 29, 2008

Brass tacts

In case you’ve missed it, it’s all the rage.
What Cheer? Brigade makes its point loud and clear
By BOB GULLA  |  May 08, 2007