So there was the Ornette Coleman Quartet, leading off the final side of vinyl with a cut that changed my life, “Lonely Woman.”
Axel Krygier wisely treats the album’s framing concept as lightly as possible, turning Monsieur Bigfoot into a sort of Everyhominid who offers existential-woe comments on a variety of subjects.
No disputing it – right now, Vijay Iyer is The Man on jazz piano.
A graphic novel about the death of art and the art of death
Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, theater, music, dance, and author events for the coming week.
Masters of Doom: the band Earth forges a classic in an aged, durable style of heavy metal.
Because it includes so many images from all parts of his life, Finding Fela may offer the finest tribute to the star’s determination and defiance though the way his face and body look as time goes on.
The jazz of tomorrow is in gifted hands. The future of the music business is more up for grabs.
The late Tommy Ramones’ drumming was as key as any component in the band’s makeup.
At last — industrial music made by real industrial machines played in a real industrial setting.