Eric Dolphy

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    The ten best trumpeters of all time

    Like sax players, any discussion of the best trumpeters is likely to involve some of the same names. And that's not happenstance. It's because the playing of those greats is so distinctive, prodigious and influential that it truly stands out among countless other horn players. Keep reading for a run ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Trumpeter Dave Douglas on touring fifty states in celebration of his fiftieth birthday

    When trumpeter Dave Douglas played at Dazzle just over a year ago as part of Greg Garrison's Improvised Roots series, he was introduced to Crooked Still's Aoife O'Donovan, who sang during the sets. Douglas went on to recruit O'Donovan -- who is also joining Douglas's his two-night stand at Dazzle th ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of February 1, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Beyond Playlist: Doves and more

    Doves Kingdom of Rust Astralwerks It's not exactly a mystery why Doves remain more popular in the U.K. than on these shores. After all, the band's music tends toward denseness, not instant accessibility -- and Jimi Goodwin and the brothers Williams, Jez and Andy, feel that brevity is highly overr ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    June 14, 2007
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    September 22, 2005

    Sound Bites

    HorrorPops|Doomriders|Greg Osby|Messer Chups|The Kingsbury Manx|The Posies|Rihanna

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Avant Garage

    Nearing thirty years as the most challenging rock band on earth, Pere Ubu waxes enigmatic.

  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    Taking Flight

    Legendary drummer Roy Haynes sings Bird's praises while creating his own legend.

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Out of the Blue

    The Blue Noise Band's brilliant amalgam of sounds may make jazz purists see red.

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Broun Fellinis

    Out Through The N Door
    Transistor Rodeo
    (Weed Records)

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Woody Shaw

    Givin' Away the Store 2
    (32 Jazz)

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Orchestral Maneuvers in the Works

    The Creative Music Works Orchestra brings jazz out of the closet.

  • News

    April 8, 1999
  • Calendar

    March 18, 1999

    Night & Day

    March 18-24, 1999

  • Music

    July 9, 1998

    The Buck Stops Here

    As part of Tuatara, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck heads in new musical directions.

  • Music

    December 25, 1997

    And the Winners Are ...

    Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.

  • Music

    October 10, 1996
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    January 10, 1996