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  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    José James Was Alluring But Distant at the Kessler

    José James With Dustin Cavazos and Buffalo Black Kessler Theater Tuesday, June 24, 2014 By Thierry Peremarti José James' 2010 album, For All We Know, is an authentic jazz album that's won its share of jazz prizes. But although the jazz community has accepted James as one of theirs, you can't exa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Mike Dillon, a Local Legend with a Complicated Dallas History

    Mike Dillon sounds weary but resilient. It's inevitable when he comes back to Dallas. His memories of the city and Deep Ellum in the 1980s haunt him like the ghosts of old relatives. Back then, when the neighborhood was in its heyday, he played in two of the scene's most renowned bands as the frontm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    How Cancer Has Changed the Way I Photograph Concerts

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV Colon Cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for our sister paper OC Weekly on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Ten Jazz Albums to Listen to Before You Die

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2007

    Jazz It Up

    The North Texas Jazz Festival kicks out the sweet jams

  • Music

    July 6, 2006

    Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane

    The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings Riverside

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2005
  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Nobody's Fool

    He has three Oscars, co-wrote Bonnie and Clyde and Paul Newman digs him. So why don't you know Dallas-born filmmaker Robert Benton?

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2003

    Weasel Out

    Pocket Sandwich Theater kills and grills

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Poe Lou

    It's a perfect day to let Lou Reed talk about going a little bit crazy

  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Don't Know How

    On her way to the Top 10, Norah Jones had to decide what to do--and what not to do

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Kind of Blue

    When Norah Jones left Dallas, she had no idea she'd end up living the jazzer's fantasy

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Way Out

    For Hydroponic Sound System, mixing hip-hop with everything else is just Routine Insanity

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    He Got Rhythm

    Ken Burns wants you to know why Jazz is America's music

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000
  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Giant Steps

    Jazz guitarist Charlie Hunter ditches his band to develop an identity of his own

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    The Content Partners

    Any major dude will tell you a Steely Dan story is not to be trusted

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Out There

    AC/DC , Steely Dan

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    A church supreme

    After three decades of feeding the homeless, the world's only church devoted to John Coltrane now finds itself without a home

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    Harry Connick Jr.

    Starplex Amphitheatre, July 23

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    The keys of time

    Red Garland played with legends and then became one. So why is he barely known in his hometown?

  • Music

    April 22, 1999

    The new old sound

    Branford Marsalis' latest disc is a Requiem by and for a heavyweight

  • Music

    February 11, 1999

    Bastard of middle age

    Paul Westerberg digs intoa deep, dark place and makes a brilliant, horrible record

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Korn holed

    It's Hard to Swallow, but Vanilla Ice goes...metal?

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    Mose's better blues

    A trip to Long Island reveals an Allison wonderland

  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    Now's the time

    Wynton Marsalis sideman Wessell Anderson is Leaning House's best hope to make some noise

  • Film

    May 14, 1998

    Born to kvetch

    Europe's a blur to the self-absorbed Woody Allen

  • Music

    August 22, 1996
  • Music

    April 18, 1996

    Winners take mall

    When the readers voted the rock, the Old 97's came away 'big' winners

  • Music

    March 14, 1996

    Stabbed in the redneck

    KNON fixture Roy Ashley bids a fiery farewell

  • Music

    January 11, 1996

    Kicking his habit

    Billy Goat's Mike Dillontries to live down his past

  • Music

    December 21, 1995

    Grading on a curve

    This was the year local music broke, but was it fixed?

  • Music

    November 30, 1995

    Blowing down the walls

    Joshua Redman is a young lion primed to become a jazz king

  • Calendar

    November 16, 1995
  • Music

    June 22, 1995

    Two-drink minimum

    The Enablers take Nino Rota and Dick Dale out for cocktails

  • Music

    May 11, 1995

    Give up LeFonque

    Branford Marsalis does the 'unspeakable' once more

  • News

    April 13, 1995