Suffice it to say, the tour was an extraordinary experience, musically and culturally, and, for me, a conspicuously potent introduction to a new continent.
Can anyone — with a straight face — argue that our largely white critical contingent in Boston is interested in generating hard hitting debate, controversy, and unconventional ideas?
My tastes have always been everywhere and all over, whatever the time of year. But there is a seasonal connection for me — some books, movies, and music are inseparable from the season in which I consumed them.
2019 is the 60th anniversary of the formation of the Double Six of Paris, so it is a good time to shine a spotlight on the group’s spectacular work.
This funding means that The Arts Fuse will be cranking out the kind of arts coverage you have come to expect for a good time to come.
The media big boys should be part of the discussion, if only because they have the resources to change the situation for the better.
My first day at this year’s PAX East was generally disappointing, though there was some enjoyment to be had.
Even 42 years ago, disillusionment was setting in among the workers at alt-weekly papers like The Real Paper and The Boston Phoenix.
The BTCA should take action in support of #MeToo.
Despite the fact that clarinet (and occasional sax) player Pee Wee Russell was one of the most distinctive voices in jazz history, his name remains unknown outside of infra jazz circles.