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Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – April 2019

Earlier this month, I saw a show that wasn't just a great night of live music, it was a model that other musicians, clubs and…
Phil Freeman | April 26, 2019 - 1:53 pm

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Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – October 2017

On Friday, October 6, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago played their first New York show since 2004. The last time they were in town, original…
Phil Freeman | October 20, 2017 - 11:49 am

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Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – October 2017

On Friday, October 6, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago played their first New York show since 2004. The last time they were in town, original…
Phil Freeman | October 20, 2017 - 11:49 am

YACHT – “Le Goudron” (Brigitte Fontaine Cover)

In 1969, the French avant-pop singer Brigitte Fontaine recorded an intense, absorbing song called "Le Goudron" with free-jazz greats the Art Ensemble Of Chicago. It's…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2012 - 3:55 pm