Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword and has been the Clubs Editor for the paper since 2006. He's also worked in music supervision for film and was managing editor of Color Red magazine. Solomon hopes to one day shake the hand of Tom Waits.
5 days ago | Concerts
There’s some virtuoso playing by trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and his quartet on his new double album, A Rift in Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard. But Akinmusire says he doesn’t remember a lot about playing during his stint at New York’s lege...
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14 days ago | Interviews
If paranormal is defined as “other than normal,” that pretty much sums up Alice Cooper’s five-decade career. Cooper, who's performing in Denver Monday, June 12, takes it a step further when he says, “My whole life has been paranormal.”
17 days ago | Concerts
By the time Jack DeJohnette and his family moved from Manhattan to the Hudson River Valley in the early ‘70s, the masterful jazz drummer had worked with Bill Evans and Charles Lloyd and recorded with Miles Davis on albums, including the 1970 jazz-...
19 days ago | Concerts
Jean-Luc Ponty is far from a traditional violinist.