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  • Live Review: The intimate An Die Musik proves to be a perfect space for jazz legend Tootie Heath

    Live Review: The intimate An Die Musik proves to be a perfect space for jazz legend Tootie Heath
    "I think we should play some bebop," said Ethan Iverson, sitting at An Die Musik's piano Saturday night, "because on stage we have one of the greatest bebop drummers ever." He nodded toward the leader of his trio, Albert "Tootie" Heath, who proved the accuracy of his pianist's claim by busting up a rapid rendition of Charlie Parker's 'Ornithology' with several knock-about drum solos. The 79-year-old Heath no longer played with the physical power of his youth when he recorded with Dexter Gordon and J.J. Johnson, but his ability to find new phrasing for syncopated rhythms was sharper than ever.
  • Blue Notes

    Blue Notes
    - The best news to hit the blues world in some time was the release this year of two impressive albums by young, Southern, African-American singer-guitarists on Alligator Records, the genre’s biggest label. Mississippi’s Jarekus Singleton...

    The Short List 8/20/14

    The Short List 8/20/14
    WEDNESDAY: Pennsylvania’s The Big Time and Chicago band 7 Minutes In Heaven play the Ottobar. Baroque cellist Wade Davis plays a concert of Bach suites at An die Musik Live. Fishhead Cantina holds an acoustic open-mic night. Folk pop duo...

    Winter of our Content

    Winter of our Content
    Little Music Issue I would like to take issue with the alleged big “music” issue (Feature, July 30). Frankly, you should have called it the “Big Pop Music Issue,” or maybe the “Big Bar Band Music Issue” or perhaps the...

    The Short List 8/12/14

    The Short List 8/12/14
    WEDNESDAY: Midtown BBQ & Brew holds Midtown Sessions, an open jazz jam session hosted by trumpeter Leo Maxey. Atlanta indie bands Bear Girl and Capital Arms perform at the Sidebar. The Brad Linde Expanded Ensemble, featuring Australian composer/arranger...