Somehow, I ended up with a fair amount of country-ish material on this year’s list. How did that happen?Read more ›
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How wonderful it would be if we celebrated the spirit of holiday season all year long: Good cheer abounds, delicious edibles are everywhere, and last but not least there’s never a shortage of superb music to listen to.Read more ›
S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013 (Part 3 of 4, Avant Garde & Experimental Music): Ben Goldberg, Ceramic Dog
I used to call this the “whack jazz” (or is that “wack” jazz?) list, but I found that term to be too restrictive for what’s being presented below.Read more ›
Mark Saleski’s Best of 2013 (Jazz): Bill Frisell, Mary Halvorson, Mort Weiss, John Zorn, Pat Metheny
People like to make that joke about jazz not being dead — no, it just smells funny; har, har … oh, so clever — or they cling to the belief that nothing new has happenedRead more ›
At the Colchester Arts Centre: In Colchester, next to the roman walls of the town, stands this venue, once the church of St Mary-at-the-Walls. Built in 1206, the site has seen 23 protestant martyrs executed by burningRead more ›