Enter Sandman

I used to live over Farrell's Bar in Park Slope and I thought if I ever had to hear Stairway to…


Dave Douglas - Just Another Murder (Brass Ecstasy Version)

"Just Another Murder" is, for me, a title evocative of the daily violent shenanigans at Keystone…


Keystone Tour Happened: Yay

In my inaugural blogging I would like to commemorate the occurrence of Dave Douglas and Keystone…


Keystone: The Tour

A lot of you probably saw us on this recent tour. If so, thanks for coming! If not, we'll be at…


Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Birmingham (that's the one in the U.K.) Contemporary Music Group, in association with Birmingham…


College Radio and Music Programming

I've always thought of college radio as the best of all gifts to drivers of cars. Real listeners…


64 Orchestras Commission A Piece

Small orchestras generally can't afford to commission composers. Composers have difficulty getting…


Artist Released From Pretrial Supervision Over DOJ Objections

Artist and University at Buffalo professor Steven Kurtz has been released from pretrial supervision…


Kneebody - Bub

Composed by Adam Benjamin, "Bub" was recorded at No Big Whoop Studios in 2004 and intended to be a…


Wrapping up the U.S. tour

Tonight is our last night for this current US tour. We're at SFJAZZ and flying to Umea, Sweden…


Earthquake Relief

This disaster is even more unbelievable than the last. Pianist Vijay Iyer alerted me to this URL,…


Lounes Matoub

There's a great article in today's Times reinforcing the importance and impact of slain Algerian…