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Sketchcrawl #56 – July 29, 2017

Sketchcrawl #56 – New York City  -  July 29, 2017 Quite strange to me that there was complete non-overlap of sketchers on this day and from January.  So what.  I decided to just go B&W, and somehow that gravitated me … Continue reading

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Cherish the Ladies – July 18, 2017

Cherish the Ladies  -   CHIRP, Ballard Park Ridgefield  -   July 18, 2017 This was the fourth time I’d seen this Irish trad supergroup, who never fail to deliver the goods; I finally got around to the sketching.  Joannie … Continue reading

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Bardekova Ensemble – July 16, 2007

Bardekova Ensemble  -  Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel  -  July 16, 2017 Woodlawn Cemetery celebrates its (underground) inhabitants with occasional concerts featuring music by composers “residing” there.  This one had some Duke, but also some more standard wind ensemble repertory (I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Chandler Travis Philharmonic – July 12, 2017

Chandler Travis Philharmonic – Kate Gould Park Bandstand, Chatham –   July 12, 2017 Anyone who thinks they can categorize Travis’s music is delusional.  The selection of blurbs on his web site each sum up his wacky indescribability in different … Continue reading

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Crabgrass Bluegrass Band – July 11, 2017

Crabgrass Bluegrass Band  -  Main Street, Orleans  -  July 11, 2017 CGBG seems to be the go-to bluegrass band of Cape Cod.  There are no unintentional rough edges to ‘em, though they live up to the offhandedness and casual proficiency … Continue reading

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John Salerno Band – July 11, 2017

John Salerno Band – Orleans Village Green  -  July 11, 2017 Salerno’s outfit is old school jazz, mining the society/easy listening vein, but his veterans know how to inject sufficient verve into the various chestnuts (nothing was unfamiliar to me) … Continue reading

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Derek Gripper – June 22, 2017

Derek Gripper  - Lincoln Center Rubenstein Atrium  -  June 22, 2017 Solo guitarist (nylon strings) Gripper is South African, and has dedicated himself to showcasing both folk songs of his country (continent, actually) and works by its modern composers.  Some … Continue reading

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Ramsey Lewis – June 8, 2017

Ramsey Lewis  -  BAM Metrotech  -  June 8, 2017 Jazz instrumentalist Lewis from Chicago had a few top 10 hits in the 1960′s.  Of course, he had some career going before that, but once he hit it big on the pop … Continue reading

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Busking Rome – April 2017

Busking Rome  -  April 2017 Part of the reason for the delay in new material on this site is due to the twin blessings of intense genealogical research in advance of (as well as subsequent to) a trip to the … Continue reading

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Jim Campilongo Trio – March 19, 2017

Jim Campilongo Trio –  Greenwich Library Cole Auditorium  -  March 19, 2017 Three in a row for Greenwich Library, hats off!  Campilongo is the “Master of the Telecaster”.  He’s wonky into his guitar specs, and he knows what sounds he … Continue reading

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