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ARTICLE: RADIO

Clarinet Tales with Arun Ghosh

Read "Clarinet Tales with Arun Ghosh" reviewed by Nick Davies

This show features an interview with clarinetist Arun Ghosh from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. We talk about everything, from music in general to his composing and the recorder. We also discuss his latest album But Where Are You Really From. Plus lots of new music from artists like D.F.A. through to Beledo.

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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mahogany Frog: Senna

Read "Senna" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

With its sixth album and second release for Moonjune Records, this Canadian outfit once again imparts a steadfast approach to the modern rock idiom. Drawing influences from a boundless array of genres such as psychedelia, '70s progressive rock, space rock and offbeat inferences to pop-rock, the unit at times demonstrates an unrelenting wall of sound. Featuring ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mahogany Frog: Senna

Read "Senna" reviewed by Mark Redlefsen

Mahogany Frog's Senna is named after the late Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna da Silva, who was also the recent focus of the British 2010 documentary film, Senna. The racing engine on the cover of the CD may be best-reflected in the energy of the music within. On its sixth CD, this four-man group based in ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Return of Canadian Psychedelic Phroggers Mahogany Frog: "Senna"

Mahogany Frog is an instrumental band, comprised of four multi-instrumentalists and based out of Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Their music draws from a wide range of influences such as eariy 20th century classical music, 50's lounge/exotica, '60s psychedelia, '70s progressive/kraut-rock, fusion, contemporary electronica and ambient/experimentalism. Using a vast array of keyboards, guitar, bass, drums and walls of ...

MoonJune Records: A Decade of Progressive Rock Documentation

Read "MoonJune Records: A  Decade of Progressive Rock Documentation" reviewed by Mark Redlefsen

On a moon of this past June, appropriately enough, Leonardo Pavkovic, owner of the progressive jazz label MoonJune Records, gave All About Jazz an interview at the label's office in Union Square, New York City. The name MoonJune Records, which Pavkovic started back in 2001, is taken from the title of a song, “Moon In June," ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mahogany Frog: DO5

Read "DO5" reviewed by Nic Jones

This is music made of big gestures joyfully subverted. A flash of progressive rock--in the narrowest, most virtuosic sense of the term--is figuratively taken outside to be administered a kicking. In addition and just for good measure, or perhaps in the interest of dynamic variation, a lyrical strain emerges when the music does get quieter and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mahogany Frog: DO5

Read "DO5" reviewed by John Kelman

With contemporary music often looking to dissolve artificial boundaries and cross-pollinate with abandon, it shouldn't comes as a surprise to hear progressive rock groups using the same tack. On one hand, expectations often drive them to stay close to home-- Yes may release new music periodically, but its live shows draw more from the classic 1970-1977 ...