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Los Buhos – August 19, 2016

Los Buhos  -  Phinney Farmers Market  -  August 19, 2016 This trio (translation = “the owls”) seemed to be a scheduled entertainment at the farmers market, so I put them a notch above the buskers.  Smason was the group leader, … Continue reading

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The Red Hots – March 13, 2016

The Red Hots  -  Mahopac Library  -  March 13, 2016 I have a distant connection to the Red Hots – elder Russ Preston and I both played at the Hudson Valley Folk Guild coffehouse (the no-longer-existent Patterson Branch), we exchanged … Continue reading

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Buika – June 22, 2014

Buika  -  Central Park Summerstage  -  June 22, 2014 This barefoot girl is another of those channeling-from-who-knows-where pheenoms.  Buika’s underlying sensibility is flamenco, and her trio is soaked in the tradition, carrying on splendidly.  But that’s just the basis, with … Continue reading

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Susana Baca/Calexico – June 16, 2013

Susana Baca/Calexico  -  New Haven Green  -  June 16, 2013 Although she was not the headliner, Baca (Peru’s Minister of Culture!) was the primary draw for me.  Her music is not of the Peruvian Andes; it is of the African … Continue reading

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Wall-to-Wall – May 14, 2011

Wall to Wall       –     May 14, 2011      –      Symphony Space Yet another time I say “Yet another only-in-New York…”  But that’s the case for the annual Wall-to-Wall extravaganza at Symphony Space.  A general theme is chosen, and … Continue reading

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