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Triptet's Deconstructionist Free-Jazz
That the three gents who make up Triptet met as members of a Sun Ra tribute band should be the first clue as to the sonic environment in which they operate.
Up & Coming
Though I haven't seen them live yet, light internet stalking of Friends and Family hints that this many-membered band's live shows might include, to my absolute delight: costumes, themes, dancing, theatrics.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Landis will perform with NEC Orchestra
Noah Landis, of Berwick, a 12th grade pianist attending Berwick Academy, will perform in the New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra conducted by Ken Schaphorst, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11 at NEC's Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston.
John Medeski finds the keys to a new sound
Typecasting is easy when it comes to John Medeski and the trio of which he's been a part for more than two decades, Medeski Martin & Wood.
Kutztown's Wallace Brothers Band counting on country
Brother, brother: The Wallace Brothers Band are Zach Wallace, Khoa Pham and Colby Wallace.
'Lady Gaga and the Muppets' live blog, GIFs - join our holiday spectacular
It's the 90 minutes of television we've been waiting for all day long -- "Lady Gaga and the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular."
Thundercat was funky (but cool) at Music Hall of Williamsburg
Stephen Bruner, more famously known by his superbassist alter-ego Thundercat , keeps down to earth even when his music's whizzing past the stratosphere.
All About Jazz
EVENT: New England Conservatory Prep Presents the NEC Youth Jazz...
Wednesday, December 11 in NEC's Brown Hall New England Conservatory Prep presents the NEC Youth Jazz Orchestra conducted by Ken Schaphorst in a concert featuring the music of Duke Ellington, Gerald Wilson, Sun Ra, Imogen Heap, John Klenner, Joe Henderson, - Harold Arlen, and Thad Jones all performed by middle and high school students in the NEC ... (more)
Laylah Ali: The Past, Present and Future, via Saturday Morning Cartoons.
This fall, the Studio Museum in Harlem takes a look into the future with a group show featuring over 60 works by 29 artists.
All About Jazz
Read "Dr. Kay & His Interstellar Tone Scientists: The Search for True Happiness"
But anyone who followed even remotely the unbelievable life of Sun Ra already knows that stranger things have happened.
Something Else! Reviews
WTF?! Wednesdays: Sun Ra and his Astro-Infinity Arkestra, "Strings Strange"
The music Sun Ra never disappoints. His "Arkestra" had the ability to swing like crazy in conventional contexts as well as more "out" presentations.