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Jazz Showcase

Four Horns, One Siren: Black Bear Combo and the Rebecca Sullivan Quintet

Robert Rodi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Rodi

On a frigid December night I squeezed into the Sub T Lounge in Wicker Park to warm up beneath the undulating Balkan rhythms of Black Bear Combo.

Crosstown Cool With the Maya Jensen Quartet and Tony do Rosario

Robert Rodi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Rodi

Great jazz players like Dan Tabion and Jarrad Harris remind you of how exciting understatement can be.

Booty (Re)Call With Typhanie Monique

Robert Rodi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Rodi

Jazz is Apollonian; funk, Dionysian. And the Typhanie Monique who fronts the Booty Movement Coalition is a far cry from her slinky jazz twin; she's a Bacchante in blue jeans.

All Weekend Long: David Sanchez Quartet At Jazz Showcase

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Powerhouse Puerto Rican saxophonist David Sánchez has the same sort of voracious musical mind as Wynton Marsalis....