'Nutcracker' takes over dance scene in December

November 30, 2014 6:00 AM

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Another holiday season brings plenty of opportunities to take in jazz and dance performances. Upcoming jazz shows encompass everything from the traditional to the avant-garde. But when it comes to dance, it’s mostly about “The Nutcracker.”

Roscoe Mitchell and Craig Taborn: Roscoe Mitchell is one of the great jazz saxophonists and a founder of the legendary, avant-garde Art Ensemble of Chicago, and pianist Craig Taborn has earned acclaim for his inventive take on the music. This concert in the New Music Circle series promises to be one...

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