Early Audition: Vicky Chow, AORTA

Most likely you know the dynamic pianist Vicky Chow best for her most visible job: as keyboardist in the versatile, eclectic, and always expressive Bang on a Can All-Stars. A O R T A, her second solo album, arrives on Nov. 18, but you can hear the entire album here, now.

Shrinking arts coverage – how soon is now?

We’ve all seen signs of diminishing arts and culture coverage in New York’s two premier daily newspapers, The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Now, a Deadline Hollywood article has spelled out some putative specifics.

Playlist.

Chöying Drolma & Steve Tibbetts, Mayhem, Laraaji, Ken Thomson, Mary Halvorson Octet, and other select sounds playing lately at Night After Night HQ.