1. Marc Ribot Plans May Retrospective

    April 07, 2009 7:34 AM EDT Veteran jazz guitarist Marc Ribot will celebrate his 55th birthday this May with a career-spanning, week-long musical retrospective in New York City. Ribot will visit many of his critically acclaimed projects, including the Los Cubanos Postizos, his ode to Cuban roots music; the Young…

  2. Patton Plugs Away With Peeping Tom, Tomahawk

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST After a few European headlining jaunts and scattered Stateside opening dates (including the Who and Gnarls Barkley), the time was just right for a full-scale U.S. Peeping Tom tour, frontman Mike Patto After a few European headlining jaunts and scattered Stateside opening dates (including the…

  3. MARK FELDMAN, "What Exit"

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Classically trained journeyman violinist Mark Feldman has taken high-impact turns in sundry settings, from Dave Douglas's eclectic ensembles to performances and/or recordings with John Zorn, They Migh Classically trained journeyman violinist Mark Feldman has taken high-impact turns in…

  4. BEIRUT, "Gulag Orkestar"

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beirut is the moniker of 20-year-old Brooklyn resident Zach Condon, a high school dropout who spent some time in eastern Europe soaking up the culture and music styles of the "old world." Beirut is the moniker of 20-year-old Brooklyn resident Zach Condon, a high school dropout who…

  5. Patton Juggling Numerous New Projects

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30 release of his new album under the moniker Peeping Tom approaches, Patton has a number of other endeavors in Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30…

  6. Bill Frisell Quintet / Jan. 23, 2005 / Los Angeles (Jazz Bakery)

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Bill Frisell began his one-night stand Monday at Los Angeles' Jazz Bakery leading his quintet in a loose-limbed, lowdown, shoes-off treatment of "You Are My Sunshine," taken at a sexually ev Guitarist Bill Frisell began his one-night stand Monday at Los Angeles'…

  7. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  8. Anastasio Expands Band For Summer U.S. Tour

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has lined up a month-long U.S. tour in support of his self-titled solo debut album, due April 30 from Elektra. The trek, the artist's fourth solo venture since Phish wen Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has lined up a month-long U.S. tour in support of his…

  9. Artists To Support Artists Through NYC Benefit

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those who will take part in a Jan. 11 benefit performance, dubbed Arts on a High Wire, at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom Musicians Suzanne Vega, the X-ecutioners, John Zorn, and Joe Jackson are among those…