Five picks from the versatile Chicago new-music drummer whose trio, Vox Arcana, opens the Umbrella Music Festival on Saturday, Nov. 7th, at The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia; umbrellamusic.org).
“Free” jazz pioneer Fred Anderson turns 80 in March, and the five-day celebration at his club, the Velvet Lounge, begins…
A critic’s pick for some post-Thanksgiving Day fun
The head of state of New Orleans jazz, post-Katrina
The ballad of Brazilian guitar virtuosos Sérgio and Odair Assad