Because there are multiple decades of jazz, it's almost impossible to pick the top 10 albums of all time; the hip cats with their canes and cool shades will throw their used saxophone reeds in my direction and call me a young whippersnapper. The debate is so polemic that I might as well write about ... More >>
Some local bands play so much that you take them for granted. In the case of Elkhart, they've barely played this year, but with good reason. Luckily, their Americana-influenced rock returns to City Tavern tonight.
Frontman Travis Hopper, who told us earlier this year about the band's futur ... More >>
Welcome to a Unexpected Influences, where we talk to
musicians about the music no one expects them to like. Patrick MichelsJonathan TylerWith the help of his band, The Northern Lights, Jonathan Tyler has used a passion for a variety of musical influences to fuel his soul-infused brand of Souther ... More >>
At 68, legendary guitarist John McLaughlin has nothing left to prove. He's played with everyone from Miles Davis to Jimi Hendrix. And, as leader of the Mahavishnu Orchestra in the '70s, McLaughlin created a bold new fusion of jazz, rock and Indian influences that remains some of the most challenging ... More >>