Riffs from San Diego on extremism, secular Yiddishists, Stalin, transgender etiquette, and ‘talk poems’
He’s one of the most inventive stand-up comedians around. So, why does he sound like a throwback?
John Zorn’s Tzadik record label compiles the radical work of the 1980s New York jazz group Hasidic New Wave
Israeli clarinetist Anat Cohen, a master of expressive improvisation, leads a talented wave of expatriate musicians flooding the New York jazz scene