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Jazz Sides
"...Skafrocubanjazz (Aztlan)..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Music Feature

Joni's Jazz
"...Mitchell's self-portrait from Turbulent Indigo Though she smokes one cigarette after another and her voice maintains its native Canadian..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Music Feature by Jody Denberg

Bye-Bye, Bearden – Hello, Mac & Joe!
Cap City Comedy's PUNCH! showcase goes ALL'S WELL as of … now.
"...Hafkey's occasional showcase of comedy at Spider House Ballroom: Jazz Cigarette, a consistently popular presentation of their comic talents..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Joke 'Stache
Danny Palumbo wins Funniest Person in Austin 2015, advances equal rights for facial hair
" he quit smoking. ("Every time I wanted a cigarette, I took a Vicodin. Every time I wanted a..."

May 22, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ryan Cownie Has Up and Taken Over Avalanche Comedy
And Chris Cubas, on his way to Kansas City, swears this is a good thing
" this town – but they're your competition, right? Jazz Cigarette on Mondays?..."

Nov. 4, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Faster Than Sound: Spider House Ballroom Will Cease Live Entertainment
Longtime local venue converts to arcade bar following co-owner misconduct allegations, code violations, and artist payment delays
"...locally sourced laugh scene with former bi weekly revue Jazz Cigarette, started in 2013...."

Feb. 8, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin’s Funniest People Recap 2017
The Year In Review, just as it says on the tin. You know, the tin.
"...Mac Blake. “Joe Hafkey and myself were running the Jazz Cigarette show at Spider House and they had an..."

Dec. 26, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

In the Bounce House with Comedian Danny Palumbo
2015’s Funniest Person in Austin is cooking on all burners
"...the new name of the comedy showcase, formerly called Jazz Cigarette, that Palumbo and Aaron Brooks host at Spider..."

Nov. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Moontower Review: Rachel Feinstein
Mom's Star Trek 'do and soft-bearded hubby enliven killer set
"...this show, Rosenquist recently performed at the twice-monthly show Jazz Cigarette at Spider House Ballroom, and she co-hosts a..."

April 23, 2015 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

First Plates Extra Helpings: Small You Care to Eat
Chef Danny Palumbo cooks up some mighty tasty satire
"...Palumbo (along with Aaron Brooks) to take over the Jazz Cigarette stage; no wonder Palumbo's weekly "Live at Coldtowne"..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Moontower 2014, Day 1: Local Laughs
Feeling funny about Austin's Mac Blake and Brendan K. O'Grady
" two shows: Mascot Wedding with David Jara and Jazz Cigarette with Joe Hafkey. Last, but not least, he..."

April 23, 2014 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Harptallica strings up metaldom's Masters of Puppets at Headhunters
"’d have thought human sacrifice had occurred inside the cigarette-choked tiki bar. Smoking ordinance, what smoking ordinance?..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...MARCHEL IVERY: Dallas jazzman Marchel Ivery is a significant link in the long..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Raped Twice?
Virginia Glore asked the APD for a rape test -- instead they're prosecuting her for DWI.
"...her legs drawn up underneath her, alternately smoking a cigarette and nibbling on a serving of pork ribs. The..."

Oct. 12, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sleazy Listening
"...singing like "shabadabadabadaba" and "Dibidibidibidibidibi" set to a movin' jazz score of xylophone, string bass, and drums with brushes;..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Screens Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Our readers talk back.
"...Austin Jazz Workshop..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Column

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...Friday, March 20 photograph by John Carrico PANEL: "THE JAZZ REPORT"..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

Live Shots
"...of power chords to the insouciant dangle of the cigarette from Barr's lips; Slobberbone's unholy tunes were amped up,..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Music Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...17] issue of the Chronicle, an ad for Winston cigarettes advises readers to "leave the bull behind." A healthy-..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Column

Blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is essayed by Bryan Cranston
"...Trumbo certainly has pep. Theodore Shapiro’s jazzy score doesn’t just boast a tom-tom – you could..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

When Magic is a Real Darling
This popular Austin magician tells it like it appears to be
"...Hidden Room, where you did that bit with the cigarette...."

May 11, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Bullet Hole in the Butterfly Bar
This East Austin joint's a good story you could be part of
" and taking all the money out of the cigarette machine. So they hired a private security dude, because..."

Jan. 11, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

On Any Sunday
Continental Sunday nights at Heybale's two-step cotillion
"...folk music, blues, rock – Grady, Toni, Honky, Gypsy Jazz Swing, Heybale, all kinds. It's obvious [owner] Steve [Wertheimer]..."

June 24, 2005 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

SXSW Record Reviews
"...First off, this is not a jazz album. Though best known to local audiences as one..."

March 20, 1998 Music Review

The Scene Is Gone But Not Forgotten
The Evolution of Austin's White Blues
"...the same." Barton took a long drag off her cigarette. "But the audiences -- they don't come out like..."

Aug. 9, 1996 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Hey, Buddy! Ya Got a Light?
"...Smooth Jazz. The name alone is enough to make you shiver...."

Nov. 24, 1995 Music Column

Fire in the Night, Music in Bone-Deep Bassnote Throbs
Reveling among the multiform delights of Art Outside
"...pump trance and dubstep and, hell, maybe even lime-green jazz into a throbbing, jerking mass of scantily but brightly..."

Oct. 29, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Playback: A Nomad in Austin
Abhi the Nomad drops anchor, Whip In’s new soul, and Wilson Marks makes his mark
" electronic wind synthesizer, the trio bushwhacking territory between jazz and eclectic groove music to an attentive crowd...."

Feb. 23, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now (Reprise)
"...on Both Sides Now are bona fide classics by jazz or lounge standards, territory often traversed by aging Sixties..."

July 28, 2000 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Playback: Total Sound Group Direct Action Committee: A New Campaign
Begin your write-in campaign for Poison 13 duo Tim Kerr and Mike Carroll to reunite Total Sound Group Direct Action Committee – possibly at Grizzly Hall, with Leo Rondeau opening!
"...Imagine a garage-soul Fugazi with peace punk motives and jazz instincts, as launched at the millennium from the loins..."

May 27, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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