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.
Read Whole Story
Great jazz players like Dan Tabion and Jarrad Harris remind you of how exciting understatement can be.
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.
Powerhouse Puerto Rican saxophonist David Sánchez has the same sort of voracious musical mind as Wynton Marsalis....
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day..