Monthly Archives: September 2016

Awa Sangho – September 25, 2016

Awa Sangho  -  White Plains Jazz Fest  -  September 25, 2016 This was actually a multi-act afternoon, of which I caught only a fraction.  Headliner Sangho, the “golden voice of Mali”, is from a griot lineage; she featured a band … Continue reading

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Pluck and Rail – September 24, 2016

Pluck and Rail  -  Upstream Gallery  -  September 24, 2016 New venue for me, located in Hastings-on-Hudson.  This is a curious Americana-esque duo, in that one of the instruments is a cello, played standing up.  Repertoire was a mix of … Continue reading

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MAKU SoundSystem – September 22, 2016

MAKU SoundSystem  -  Rubenstein Atrium  -   September 22, 2016 MAKU is pretty close to the ultimate in World Music.  The basic band has a South American orientation, mostly Colombia.  The concert was like a showcase revue, with MAKU showing … Continue reading

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Herbie Waters IV – September 22, 2016

Herbie Waters IV  -  Busking New York City  -  September 22, 2016 Herbie is the youngest performer I have portrayed, couldn’t have been more than 12. There he was in front of the Apple store on Broadway at 67th Street. … Continue reading

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Music Conservatory of Westchester Jazz Faculty Quartet – September 21, 2016

Music Conservatory of Westchester Jazz Faculty Quartet – Grace Episcopal Church – September 21, 2016 Biggest mouthful of a name for a group I’ve ever documented.  This was a memorial dedicated to the music of jazz sax player (and fellow Westchester-er) … Continue reading

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Dorraine Scofield – September 10, 2016

Dorraine Scofield  - Davis Park, West Shokan  -  September 10, 2016 Scofield was a performer at “Olive Day”, which refers to the Ulster County Town of Olive, rather than the horticultural fruit.  So it was a lucky find for my … Continue reading

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Ben Rounds – September 3, 2016

Ben Rounds  -  Wells Park, Brewster  -  September 3, 2016 In addition to relocating the farmers market to Wells Park this year, Brewster has also (thankfully) added occasional live entertainment.  This week was Ben Rounds; when I arrived he seemed … Continue reading

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Tabou Combo – September 1, 2016

Tabou Combo  -  Rubenstein Atrium  -  September 1, 2016 The Haitian roots of this group go way back; it has now been headquartered in NYC for decades, but beneath my radar.  For the event, space that is customarily given over … Continue reading

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