Category Archives: NYC

Land of 1000 Listens

Forget hipsters, scenesters and taste makers…if you want an opinion on good music then you’re going to go with someone you trust.  It can be a friend, colleague or just someone who listens to a lot of music from a … Continue reading

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Now Playing: 2012 pt. 1

Every year I promise myself I’ll be better at keeping track of my listening habits.  Why should 2012 be any different?  Well here we go… Uri Caine Trio – Siren (Winter & Winter, 2011) I’ve been a fan of Uri’s … Continue reading

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Live at WDFH: Starnes&Shah

In an age of satellite radio beamed in from all over the planet it’s rare to find local music played live from the studio of a local radio station. WDFH: Community Public Radio for the Lower Hudson Valley offers just … Continue reading

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Ben Allison – Action-Refraction (Palmetto, 2011)

What IS Jazz?  This is one of those questions that inevitably comes up whenever you get a few Jazz fans together.  No one ever asks ‘What is Rock?’ or ‘What is Folk?’  I mean I guess they do, but it … Continue reading

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John Zorn’s Masada Marathon 2011

March 30, 2011 8:00PM City Opera at Lincoln Center, NYC When I saw this event listed I figured there was no way I was going to be able to go.  I happened across a ticket giveaway contest from Relix magazine … Continue reading

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Now Playing

TsuShiMaMiRe – Giving Blood: Saw this all girl Japanese band live at SxSW a few years ago.  They’ve had some trouble getting records released in the US, but it looks like this one will be available stateside. Agalloch – Live … Continue reading

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The NYC Jazz Club Experience at Home

Do you want to have that NYC Jazz Club Experience without the hassle and expense of traveling to the big city?  Of course you do and I’ve got just the thing.  Smalls Jazz Club in NYC has an audio archive … Continue reading

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