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One night, one jazz trifecta
True, there aren't enough paying gigs for musicians, but the live music is out there — and last Wednesday, I had to scramble to make three promising shows.
Taylor Eigsti, the October Trio, and the BC Quintet
| July 02, 2010
The morning after I get back from the 41st annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, an oil executive is on the radio: “We’re throwing everything we have at it.” Meaning the exploded BP-leased well in the Gulf of Mexico, 50 miles off the coast of
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival carries on
| May 07, 2010
Iggy Pop | Préliminaires
| July 03, 2009
Year in Jazz: Playing for keeps
| December 22, 2008
Finding a voice
Closer inspection, however, shows a choreographer making a series of perplexing musical choices that don’t always serve him well.
Battleworks at the ICA
| February 29, 2008
André Previn has been an acclaimed professional jazz musician since he was a teenager.
Alone | Emarcy
| July 10, 2007
The Light in the Piazza is an ambitious if old-fashioned musical.
The Light in the Piazza; Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; Love’s Labour’s Lost
| June 05, 2007
The BSO has been having terrible luck hanging on to its star soloists.
BSO cancellations, plus the Camerata, Jonathan Biss, Emmanuel Music, and more
| March 28, 2007
With Madeleine Peyroux and Norah Jones as ingrained in the cultural fabric as cockroaches in an Allston student flat, there isn’t much refreshing about yet another pop singer’s taking a whack at a few pages in the Great American Songbook.
Sing You Sinners | Nettwerk
| January 16, 2007
Assess the cost
Dear Dr. Lovemonkey, My best friend broke up with his girlfriend a couple of months ago, and since I have always had a thing about her, I’m thinking about asking her out.
| November 28, 2006
Crescent City queen
It’s a little more than a year since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, and Irma Thomas’s life, like those of most residents of the city, has yet to return to normal.
Irma Thomas comes to Tanglewood
| August 30, 2006
Solo, trio, orchestra
Charlap made the evening a primer on the American Songbook.
A week of live jazz
| July 05, 2006
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