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Friday Aug 22 | Chicago Reader

Chicago soul-jazz great John Wright warms things up for the Jazz Fest

The Chicago Jazz Festival gets under way next week, and next week's edition of the Reader will feature a comprehensive preview written by John Corbett, Bill Meyer, and yours truly.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Jazz, Matthew Shipp, Oak Park, IL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Wednesday music picks

Austin Sound & Cinema with Golden Dawn Arkestra at the Long Center. Prepare yourself for a sensory adventure.


Related Topix: Jazz

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Here's Sun Ra's reading list and guest lecture from 1971 at UC Berkeley

Members of Sun Ra's Arkestra would make sure none of the students recorded the classes.


Related Topix: Space Is the Place, Music!, Science Fiction Movies, Jazz, UC Berkeley

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Financial Times

Jerry Dammers' Spatial A.K.A. Orchestra (and Reggae Ensemble), Barbican, London

Jerry Dammers' sweeping tribute to bandleader Sun Ra and Jamaican roots music was a grand-scale epic whose four-hour span had Barbican staff nervously checking their watches for the last Tube home.


Related Topix: Space Is the Place, Music!, Science Fiction Movies, Jazz, Arts, Poetry, The Specials, Ska

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Stranger

In Culture News: Blindfold Gallery to Close, Sun Ra Rises Again, and Local Filmmakers Earn Praise

Blindfold Gallery to Close at the End of This Year : One of the bright spots of Capitol Hill's fragile art scene is closing in December after a 2 1/2-year run.


Related Topix: Jazz, Painting, Arts