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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

October Revolution in Jazz & Contemporary Music 2017

Read "October Revolution in Jazz & Contemporary Music 2017" reviewed by Mark Corroto

October Revolution In Jazz & Contemporary Music
FringeArts
Philadelphia, PA
October 5-8, 2017

The main venue for The October Revolution in Jazz & Contemporary Music was FringeArts, a renovated historic pumping station for Philadelphia's fire department located in the shadow of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. It seats 240 ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Mike Reed: Flesh & Bone

Read "Flesh & Bone" reviewed by Troy Collins

Years in the making, Flesh & Bone was inspired by a racist incident Chicago-based drummer Mike Reed experienced in 2009. While on a European tour, Reed and his band, People, Places & Things, were caught in a neo-Nazi rally in the Czech Republic. Reed's ensemble--half black, half white--had been deliberately deceived into boarding a train bound ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2016

Read "Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2016" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Hyde Park Jazz Festival
Chicago, IL
September 24-25, 2016

Regard the Hyde Park Jazz Festival as you would your favorite restaurant, where it just so happens that you are best friends with the chef. You have an embarrassment of riches because everything on the menu, which is fresh and delicious, organic, ...

Mike Reed's People, Places and Things: A New Kind of Dance

Read "A New Kind of Dance" reviewed by Vic Albani

Il signor Mike Reed di Chicago continua a piacerci un sacco. Quello che ha in testa è “buono e bello." Forse la giusta componente genetica, forse l'aria chicagoana e il suo creativo carico di storia, forse la vera necessità di cercare e trovare innovazione, forse l'immaginifica predisposizione all'esplorazione. Mettetela come volete, fatto sta che l'intelligenza di ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Mike Reed's People, Places and Things: A New Kind of Dance

Read "A New Kind of Dance" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

As a drummer, promoter and composer Mike Reed is a standard bearer for Chicago's creative music scene. His club Constellation is a hot bed for improvisation and innovation that often defy narrow genre-isms. His unique musicianship, meanwhile, is on display on his many recordings particularly ones with his groups; People, Places and Things and Loose Assembly. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Suoni Per Il Popolo, Montreal, Canada, June 5-22, 2013

Read "Suoni Per Il Popolo, Montreal, Canada, June 5-22, 2013" reviewed by Mike Chamberlain

Suoni per Il Popolo
Casa del Popolo/Sala Rossa
Montreal, Canada
June 5-22, 2013

The Casa del Popolo and Sala Rossa mini-empire that Mauro Pezzente and Kiva Stimac started on upper St-Laurent Boulevard in September, 1990 boasts a high-level eclectic program throughout the year, but the annual Suoni per Il Popolo festival concentrates special events ...


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