Brian Blade

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    October 3, 2011

    Sunday: Wayne Shorter Pushes the Limits of Jazz, Music at Herbst Theatre

    Dean Schaffer​Wayne Shorter Oct. 2, 2011 Herbst Theatre Better than: Listening to songs shorter than 40 minutes long. Stripped of his pen, notebook, and incredibly necessary glasses, the concert reviewer can't help but feel out of his element, totally unprepared to eventually write a proper ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2005

    It's (Not) Only Rock 'n' Roll

    Saxophonist Tim Ries knows how to jazz up the Rolling Stones. After all, he tours with the band.

  • Music

    May 25, 2005

    Hear This

    Discover a Welsh version of the Beastie Boys, real-deal gospel-punk-rawk, and the new trio of a legendary ax-grinder

  • Music

    March 31, 2004

    The Insiders Take It Out

    The SFJAZZ Collective may be great, but is it good enough to tackle Ornette Coleman?

  • Music

    April 3, 2002

    Tenor Madness

    At 72, Sonny Rollins remains one of jazz's biggest enigmas -- and a hugely rewarding live performer

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    May 6, 1998
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    September 27, 1995
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