John Coltrane

  • Film

    January 16, 2014
  • News

    February 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Robert Gomez Talks Poetic Beheadings (Just Don't Ask Him to Make You a Vegas Bomb)

    It's impossible to discuss the magnitude of the Denton music scene without including Robert Gomez as one of its pivotal players. Since 1993, Gomez has been everywhere from Denton to Istanbul, and the list of musicians he's played with include Norah Jones, Philip Glass and Tico da Costa. He'll perfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Nominees: Mora Collective

    Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. This piece originally appeared on August 31 It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Dallas' Mora Collective On The Weight of Syllables And The Term "Porn Bebop"

    It's been 45 years since trumpeter Lester Bowie, in the introduction to his track "Jazz Death?" (on Roscoe Mitchell's album, Congliptious), answered the rhetorical question, "Isn't jazz, as we know it, dead yet?" with the knowing rejoinder, "Well, that all depends on what you know." Bowie might we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Ronald Shannon Jackson - The Kessler Theater - 7/7/12

    Ronald Shannon Jackson The Kessler Theater Saturday, July 7 Wish fulfillment at a concert? I've experienced it a few times: Captain Beefheart in 1976, Muddy Waters in 1977, Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton in 2001. It happened again this past Saturday night, when Ronald Shannon Jackson and the Decodin ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2007

    Marchel Ivery's Death Marks "A Sad Day for Dallas"

    UNT Division of Jazz Studies This photo of Marchel Ivery dates from September 2005, when Ivery performed with Stefan Karlsson, Tom Warrington and Ed Soph. Last night, local sax great Shelley Carrol was told he would need to fill in tonight for Marchel Ivery, who was scheduled to play Terilli's on G ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    Skate or Die

    In the 1970s, the Z-Boys were hell on wheels. Today, they're shredding the big screen.

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Drag King

    Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved

  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Robbie Williams

    Sing When You're Winning (Capitol Records)

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Leaning over

    One of the few jazz labels that matters, Leaning House Records, calls it quits

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Book 'em

    Separating the wheat from the chaff in this year's crop of rock-and-roll tomes

  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Being Spike Jonze

    The acclaimed rock-video director has made one of the year's oddest, funniest films. So why is he scared of his own shadow?

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Rock this town

    Or: Oh,'s another end-of-the-century list

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Cardboard tombstones

    In the wake of the Ellington 100, lesser zombie boxed sets walk among us

  • Dining

    April 1, 1999

    Jazzy dining

    Soho Food hits the right notes; Ocean Grill & Jazz blows cold

  • Music

    January 21, 1999

    Super Sonic

    Don't call it space-rock, even if the Falcon Project's new record is set in...outer space

  • Music

    March 26, 1998

    Acid reign

    Has Spiritualized emerged with its masterwork, or is it just the drugs?

  • Music

    December 11, 1997

    Prometheus unbound

    The boxed set of Charles Mingus' Atlantic years

  • News

    November 27, 1997
  • Music

    September 4, 1997

    Austin's loss

    A new CD and a move to L.A. herald a career boost for Denny Freeman

  • Music

    August 28, 1997

    Camelot in 4/4 time

    A golden age in Dallas jazz turns 40

  • Film

    December 12, 1996

    Pop fly

    Tom Cruise indicts himself as a lightweight in Jerry Maguire

  • Music

    May 16, 1996

    He stole the soul

    Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli exposes his big Black heart

  • Film

    January 18, 1996

    A good cry

    Mr. Holland's Opus is effective, trashy sentiment

  • Music

    February 2, 1995

    Roky's road

    The father of psychedelia is not insane, just a little crazy