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SFJAZZ Announces Programming for 33rd San Francisco Jazz Festival & Summer Sessions Concert Series

SFJAZZ Announces Programming for  33rd San Francisco Jazz Festival & Summer Sessions Concert Series Festival Runs June 9-June 21, 2015 2015 Summer Sessions Concert Series Runs July 16-August 23, 2015 Festival Highlights – Snarky Puppy, Tribute to Ernesto Lecouno with Chucho Valdes, Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Michel Camilo, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge,  Goapele, Shelby …

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Graphicology - A Visual Jazz Score
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Academy-Award Recognized & Grammy-nominated Brussels Jazz Orchestra Presents U.S. Premiere of “Graphicology – A Visual Jazz” Score at JALC in March

Jazz at Lincoln Center welcomes back the Brussels Jazz Orchestra, an award-winning, world-class orchestra presenting the U.S. premiere of the visual jazz score, “Graphicology.” For the performances at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, the BJO teams up with illustrator and jazz lover Philip Paquet. Together they create a multimedia project combining big …

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Cuts
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Merzbow / Pandi / Gustafsson Join Forces With Guitarist Thurston Moore For Mind-Blowing Second CUTS Project On RareNoiseRecords

How did renowned Japanese noisemaker Merzbow (aka Masami Akita), Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and Hungarian drummer Balazs Pandi follow up their majorly intense statement made on their tumultuous debut album, Cuts, which was released in 2013? By adding another ingredient to the volatile mix, in the person of skronking guitar …

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Guitarist JOE MORRIS Joins Forces With Keyboardist JAMIE SAFT & Drummer MIKE PRIDE On Microtonal Blues Project Raoul

The sound of Joe Morris’ electric guitar, with distortion pedal set on stun and wah-wah pedal fully engaged, colliding with Jamie Saft’s droning, microtonal organ and Mike Pride’s thunderous free drumming approach to the kit creates a mind-numbing maelstrom on The Spanish Donkey’s RAOUL, the improvising trio’s debut on RareNoiseRecords. …

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