Concert Review: Kneebody at Littlefield
A review of the jazz/fusion band Kneebody at Littlefield in Brooklyn, April 11 - 15, 2012.
Concert Review: Pianist Kris Davis at the Jazz Gallery
Pianist Kris Davis' played at the Jazz Gallery on February 16th, 2012. Here is Douglas Detrick's review.
Concert Review: Bassist Zack Lober's Ancestry Project
A review of bassist Zack Lober's Ancestry Project at the IBeam performance space in Brooklyn, featuring David Binney, Chet Doxas, John Escreet, and Dan Weiss.
Performance Review: 'Brooklyn Babylon' at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
A review of 'Brooklyn Babylon,' composer Darcy James Argue's collaboration with visual artist Danijel Zezelj using music and live painting to tell a story that pits urban development against community.
Concert Review: Jenny Scheinman's Mischief & Mayhem
A review of Jenny Scheinman's band Mischief and Mayhem, live at the Village Vanguard on August 18th 2011.
Concert Review: Nate Wooley Quintet
A review of trumpeter Nate Wooley's quintet live at the Stone in Manhattan on July 15th, 2011.
Concert Review: Darius Jones Trio at Littlefield
A review of saxophonist Darius Jones' trio at Littlefield in Brooklyn on Saturday, June 25th. It was part of the 2011 Undead JazzFest.
Concert Review: 2011 Undead JazzFest on Opening Night
A review of opening night of the 2011 Undead JazzFest on June 23rd, 2011. The festivities featured Dave King Trucking Company, Andrew D'Angelo Big Band, Amir ElSaffar, Paradaxical Frog, and the Gerald Claytong and Chris Dingman Duo.
Concert Review: Undead JazzFest 2011 - Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman Duo
A review of the Sylvie Courvoisier and Mark Feldman Duo at the 2011 Undead JazzFest, from a show at Littlefield in Brooklyn on Saturday, June 25th.
Concert Review: 2011 Undead JazzFest - Bizingas, Joshua 3, and Claudia Quintet
A review of shows by Bryan Drye's Bizingas, Josh Roseman's Joshua 3, and the Claudia Quintet from the 2011 Undead JazzFest on Sunday, June 26th.
Concert Review: The Colin Vallon Trio
A review of the Colin Vallon Trio at the Rubin Museum of Art on May 20th, 2011.
Concert Review: Tiny Resistors and the Mary Halvorson Trio
A review of a double-bill featuring Todd Sickafoose's Tiny Resistors and Mary Halvorson Trio presented by Undead Jazz Fest, May 18th, 2011.
The Spontaneous Construction Series at the Blue Note
A glimpse at the Spontaneous Contstruction Series, every Friday at midnight at the Blue Note Jazz Club in Manhattan.
Concert Review: Triptet at the Stone
A review of the Seattle-based trio Triptet, live at the Stone in New York City on May 7th, 2011.
Concert Review: The Bill Frisell Quartet at the Village Vanguard
A review of guitarist Bill Frisell's performance with his quartet at New York City's Village Vanguard on Friday, April 29th, 2011.
Concert Review: JC Sanford Orchestra at Tea Lounge
A review of trombonist, composer, bandleader, and conductor JC Sanford's Orchestra at Tea Lounge on March 28th, 2011. The show was part of the 'Size Matters' series that Sanford curates, and which features big bands.
Concert Preview: Guitarist Elliot Sharp's 60th Birthday Celebration
Guitarist Elliot Sharp's 60th birthday celebration at Issue Project Room.
Concert Review: Kneebody with Mark Guiliana and Busdriver
A review of Kneebody at Southpaw in Prospect Park, Brooklyn on Friday, January 28th, 2011. The show featured drummer Mark Guiliana and the rapper Busdriver.
Concert Review: Giuseppi Logan Quartet
Alto saxophonist Giuseppi Logan performed with his quartet as part of an ESP-Disk' Album release party on Thursday, January 20th, 2011.
Concert Review: Don Byron New Gospel Quintet
A review of the Don Byron New Gospel Quintet performance on Saturday, January 8th, 2011, as part of the 2011 NYC Winter JazzFest.
Concert Review: Barry Altschul Quintet at University of the Streets
A review of drummer Barry Altschul's January 8th, 2011 performance at University of the Streets in Manhattan.
Concert Review: 2010 Undead JazzFest
A review of the 2010 Undead JazzFest, representing the genre-melding and forward-looking trend in New York City jazz.
Concert Review: Pete Robbins' siLENT Z
A review of Pete Robbins' siLENT Z live at Local 269 in Manhattan.
Concert Review: Andrew D'Angelo Big Band
A review of a performance by the Andrew D'Angelo Big Band at 45 Bleeker in Manhattan, on Friday, May 28th, 2010.
Concert Review: Steve Davis
Review of trombonist Steve Davis' performance at Smalls Jazz Club in Manhattan's Greenwich Village on Saturday, April 3rd, 2010.
Concert Review: Mary Halvorson Quintet at Roulette
Review of guitarist Mary Halvorson's concert at Roulette on March 18th, 2010.
Concert Review: J.D. Allen Trio at the Village Vanguard
Review of the Feb. 4th, 2010 J.D. Allen Trio performance at New York City's Village Vanguard.
NYC Winter Jazzfest 2010: A Chronology of Night #2
A chronology of the second night of Winter Jazzfest 2010, on Saturday, January 9th, 2010.
NYC Winter Jazzfest 2010: A Chronology
A chronology of the first night of NYC Winter Jazzfest 2010 on January 8th, 2010.
Concert Review: The Monty Alexander Trio
Review of Monty Alexander at the Avalon Theater in Easton Maryland, September 5th, 2009.
Concert Review: Kurt Elling Sings Sondheim and Styne
Concert review of Kurt Elling and Bill Charlap playing the music of Sondheim and Styne at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan.
Concert Review: Andrew D'Angelo's Gay Disco Trio
Review of Andrew D'Angelo's Gay Disco Trio at Cornelia Street Café, July 17th, 2009.
Concert Review: Fly at the Jazz Standard
Review of the Fly trio's concert at the Jazz Standard
Concert Review: 'Campo' by Pedro Giraudo's Jazz Orchestra
Review of 'Campo' by bassist Pedro Giraudo, performed at the Jazz Gallery on March 6th, 2009.
Concert Review: Syrian Vocalist Gaida
Review of Syrian vocalist Gaida at Joe's Pub in Manhattan on February 19th, 2009.
Concert Review: 2009 NYC Winter Jazzfest
Review of the 2009 NYC Winter Jazzfest at Le Poisson Rouge, Sullivan Hall, and Kenny's Castaways.
Concert Review: The Wayne Shorter Quartet at Carnegie Hall
Review of the Wayne Shorter Quartet at Carnegie Hall, featuring the Imani Winds
Review of the Ravi Coltrane Quartet
Review of Ravi Coltrane at the Village Vanguard.
Review of the Dave Holland Sextet
A review of the Dave Holland Sextet at Birdland, October 10th, 2008.
Jazz Log: Triple-Header
A log of a Monday night triple-header, which included three shows in New York. I recount my night of watching sets by Lage Lund, Tony Malaby, and Ari Hoenig.
The Duke Ellington Jazz Festival
Read my review of the first full night of Washington, D.C.'s fourth annual Duke Ellington Jazz Festival, featuring performances by the W.E.S. Group, Step Afrika!, Luis Faife, Benito Gonzalez, Corcoran Holt, and Nasar Abadey.
Review of Aaron Parks at the Jazz Standard, Sept. 11th, 2008
A review of Aaron Parks' performance at the Jazz Standard on Sept. 11th, 2008, in celebration of the release of 'Invisible Cinema.'
Tim Berne and Craig Taborn Duo
Concert review of Tim Berne and Craig Taborn duo live at the Rubin Museum of Art on June 27, 2008 as part of New York's JVC Jazz Festival.
Concert Review: Josh Sinton's Ideal Bread at Cornelia Street Café
Ideal Bread, a band led by baritone saxophonist Josh Sinton, and dedicated to interpreting and paying tribute to Steve Lacy, performed at Cornelia Street Café.
Festival Review: 2011 NYC Winter JazzFest
A review of the 2011 NYC Winter JazzFest.
Concert Review: Stained Radiance at the NYC Winter JazzFest
On Saturday, January 8th, 2011, guitarist Nels Cline and painter Norton Wisdom performed at the NYC Winter JazzFest.