Mr. Kamae was one of the most influential Hawaiian musicians of the second half of the 20th century, at once an innovator and a diligent steward of folkloric customs.
Author Archives: NATE CHINEN
The centerpiece of a winter festival, two music-filled days downtown, had a sharp focus this year.
At this year’s event in Brooklyn and Manhattan, social justice is on the agenda.
“Slugger,” the first album under this artist’s solo moniker, Sad13, is not a radical reinvention so much as a dash through a side door.
Mr. Washington warms up for New Year’s Eve weekend at Brooklyn Bowl, with the Next Step, and for a planned return to the studio next month.
The musician played in the first edition of the band Weather Report, and was a charter member of the Eleventh House.
With the suite “America’s National Parks” and “A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke,” with the pianist Vijay Iyer, the jazz trumpeter enlightened minds.
The East Village performance space owned by John Zorn will close in February 2018, but a new location is possible.
Mr. Botti discusses his return engagement at the Blue Note, high-profile guests and why he’s “a little bit bah-humbug” about seasonal songs.
But for Mr. Evans, whose newest solo release is “Lifeblood,” the point of his music goes well beyond his breathtaking technique and brazen inventions.