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Dia de Muertos – October 29, 2016

Dia de Muertos  -    Brewster Public Library/Southeast Museum  -  October 29, 2016 I don’t think that the day of the dead (Dia de Muertos) is exactly the Hispanic Halloween, but the affinities are striking.  That there could be acceptance, even … Continue reading

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Julie Corbalis – October 1, 2016

Julie Corbalis  -  Brewster Farmers Market  -  October 1, 2016 Corbalis was the final performer for this year’s local farmers market, cheerfully reeling off the numbers despite the intermittent drizzle.  Her latest CD effort is titled “What’s Up With This … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Busking Seattle – August 18, 2016

Busking Seattle  - Pike Place Market  -  August 18, 2016 My buddy Joshua, when told that I would be sketching, had given me a minimalist keep-kids-busy-at-the-restaurant-size crayon box (4 colors), which I vowed to put to use.  VanDam, a real … Continue reading

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