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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers with Los Lobos At The Flynn Center for the Performing arts

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Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers w/ Los Lobos
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Burlington, Vermont
July 20, 2018

Given the musicianly approach Bruce Hornsby has applied to his career, it makes perfect sense for him to tour with Los Lobos. With his bands (originally the Range and now the Noisemakers) ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

San Francisco String Trio: May I Introduce To You

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This year is the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, one of the most iconic albums in popular music history, so naturally a lot of musicians are celebrating it. Here the San Francisco String Trio try their hand at interpreting the album in a jazz context.

This ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

I Scare Myself by Dan Hicks

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I Scare Myself
Dan Hicks
237 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-911036-23-4
Jawbone Books
2017

The late Dan Hicks is described by Kristine McKenna, editor of this rambling but curiously engaging autobiography, as “a musical genius." He wasn't, although he did write some amusing songs and played competent guitar. This and a ...

Preservation Hall Jazz Band/My Morning Jacket: Louisiana Fairytale

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band / My Morning Jacket

Louisiana Fairytale

Preservation Hall

2011

Once upon a time there was a progressive rock band, My Morning Jacket. They were invited into one of the grandest music venues in the world, Preservation Hall, to play with the legendary jazz band. In another ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jazz Gunung 2010, Bromo, Indonesia

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Jazz Gunung 2010
Bromo, Indonesia
July 3, 2010
Gunung is not the name of the town which hosts Jazz Gunung; in Bahasa--the predominant language of Indonesia--it means mountain. Mountain Jazz is as good a name as any given that this one-day festival is staged among the swirling clouds, some two thousand meters above sea ...

The Grateful Dead: To Terrapin: May 28, 1977 Hartford, CT

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Though Jerry Garcia has long passed into the great beyond, The Grateful Dead and its record labels have continued to dig deep into the vaults to release high-quality live concert performances. Between the Dick's Picks series and the other legendary shows that are finally seeing a proper re-mastered release, there is always a new Dead recording ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Bring out Your Dead

I WENT to a Phil Lesh concert in New York last fall, on the third night of a 14-night run. I sat next to a man who looked informed: he listened with familiarity and good humor and a touch of impatience, as if he wanted to fast-forward through certain parts.

"Seen any of the other ...