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  • Spring arts 2014: Jazz

     Spring arts 2014: Jazz
    The spring reliably brings a fresh crop of music, and a new live release from saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins (May 6) and from the ongoing "Miles Davis Bootleg Series" drawn from his epic run of Fillmore dates in 1970 (March 25) are just a few albums...
  • Review: The Bad Plus' 'Rite of Spring' captures Stravinsky's vision

     Review: The Bad Plus' 'Rite of Spring' captures Stravinsky's vision
    The Bad Plus has taken on many different guises over its career, tapping the songs of Aphex Twin, Ornette Coleman and Black Sabbath along with its own to craft a sound rooted in jazz but most consistent with a genre called the Bad Plus. Now, for the ninth...
  • Album review: Chris Morrissey's inviting melodies lead 'North Hero'

    Album review: Chris Morrissey's inviting melodies lead 'North Hero'
    Never underestimate the power of the Midwest. Continuing a recent run of Minnesota-born jazz talent that includes guitarist Todd Clauser and the Bad Plus, bassist Chris Morrissey offers a snapshot of his inviting way with melody on the wryly titled...
  • Critic's Pick: The Bad Plus and Brad Mehldau to meet at UCLA

    Critic's Pick: The Bad Plus and Brad Mehldau to meet at UCLA
    So who's your pick going into Saturday night? This could be a reference to this weekend's welterweight bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert Guerrero, but the prime-time matchup L.A. jazz fans are talking about is the pairing of two of the most...
  • Album review: The Bad Plus' 'Never Stop'

     
    In 10 years of recording, pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King have practically become figureheads for a genre-blind mini-movement in jazz, earning perhaps as much attention for their skewed takes on such modern rock...
  • Jazz artists turn to Kickstarter for funding

     
    With a tough economy sending artists and food entrepreneurs toward grass-roots "crowd-funding" sites such as Kickstarter, it's no surprise that jazz musicians have started looking its way as well. Facing a cratering music industry, some of the worthy...
  • Weekend jazz picks: The Bad Plus, 'Feed the Blue Whale' and more

     
    Thursday-Friday In 10 years of existence, the Bad Plus has somehow become easy to take for granted. Since breaking out with "These Are the Vistas" back in 2003, the group has specialized in a tough-to-categorize and tougher-to-resist brand of acrobatic......
  • 72 Hours: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., EMA and more

     
    A look at some of the weekend's top concerts... Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. & EMA @ the Echo. Excuse, if ye will, the absurdity of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.'s name. At one of the band's evening performances at this year's......
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
  • Album review: Dave King's 'Indelicate'

     
    When the adventurous jazz trio the Bad Plus is onstage, it's quite possible that no one in the room is having a better time than drummer Dave King. Gifted with an intensely athletic, time-bending approach, King's face is often locked......