New Music Grows in Brooklyn
Times are changing, when our subway ride to catch adventurous new music routinely bypasses all the Manhattan stops and lets us out in Brooklyn. Oh, the Village Vanguard and the like still have a certain allure; but for improvised music, as in life, Brooklyn is where more and more discerning New Yorkers want to be. As this Village Voice profile points out, apparently with good reason.
(Photo of ShapeShifter Lab, above, by Fortuna Sung)