I assume everyone saw this NYT article today:
The Cross-Pollinators: Jazz Meets Indie-Rock
By NATE CHINEN
Published: November 30, 2005
When the saxophonist James Carter takes the stage at the Iridium Jazz Club tonight for a five-night run, he will be flanked by several other musicians with ties to Jazz at Lincoln Center. But as on "Gold Sounds," a recent album, they will reach past jazz's standard repertory to the songs of Pavement, the influential 1990's indie-rock band.
James Carter and three other musicians have released an album of Pavement covers. Never mind that Mr. Carter and his colleagues had barely heard of Pavement before making the record.
I will have more to say about the article later.