Mar 30, 2011
Reedist Michael Blake, who plays in town this weekend with bassist Ben Allison, is one of the most unfairly overlooked saxophonists playing today, and he demonstrates why with his latest album, Hellbent.
By Peter Margasak
Music, Post No Bills, Ben Allison, Action-Refraction, Green Mill, Michael Blake, Hellbent, Lounge Lizards, Steven Bernstein, Marcus Rojas, Calvin Weston
Feb 11, 2010
Critic's Choices and other notable concerts: The Residents, Ben Allison, Mariah Carey, Doom, Zola Jesus, and more
By Peter Margasak, Miles Raymer, Ann Sterzinger, and Monica Kendrick
Soundboard, Golem, Devin Hoff, Congorock, Ben Allison, Mariah Carey, Doom, Zola Jesus, Brooklyn Rider, Residents, Bin Laden Blowin' Up, Living Sacrifice, Burkina Electric, Martyrs', Elastic, Smart Bar, Green Mill, Chicago Theatre, Congress Theater, Empty Bottle, Lund Auditorium, Logan Square Auditorium, Reggie's Rock Club, Old Town School of Folk Music, Old Town School of Folk Music, Maurer Hall, Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music
Feb 19, 2009
Violinist Jenny Scheinman is back in town (and in jazz mode) with bassist Ben Allison and his band Man Size Safe, Friday and Saturday at the Green Mill.