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Zebulon Cafe Concert: This Is It: Live at Zebulon Vol. 1

Read "This Is It: Live at Zebulon Vol. 1" reviewed by Brian P. Lonergan


A pure joy of harmonious cacophony, oxymoronic as that may be, best describes the opening few minutes of This Is It--a raucous twelve-bar blues by Butch Morris' improvising orchestra, Butchland Band. Titled “BCW and built on a simple blues riff, the thirteen-minute orchestral party is a fine example of why the Williamsburg jazz cafe has in such a short time established itself as a major venue for improvised music in New York City. And Live at Zebulon only gets better ...


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