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Iris Dement – August 9, 2015

Iris Dement  -  Lincoln Center  -  August 9, 2015 This was a part of the same Roots of American Music series as the previous day’s three-set smorgasbord.  Dement was the sole afternoon attraction, but no “Our Town”!  Her current album … Continue reading

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Ku-umba Frank Lacy / 10³²K – February 26, 2015

Ku-umba Frank Lacy / 10³²K    -   Rubenstein Atrium  -  February 26, 2015 Much as I resist quoting from official promo materials, this concert was so far out on the unique scale that I’ll relinquish.  First, the name of the trio, … Continue reading

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Shinnyo Floating Lanterns for Peace – September 21, 2014

Shinnyo Floating Lanterns for Peace  -   Lincoln Center  -  September 21, 2014 Shinnyo is a branch of Buddhism, and one of the ceremonies involves floating lanterns; since there was a variety of musical acts accompanying the occasion, I gave it … Continue reading

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Roots of American Music – August 10, 2013

Roots of American Music  -  Lincoln Center Hearst Plaza  -  August 10, 2013 I wasn’t sure what to call this; the main draw for me was Martha Redbone and her Roots Project.  I couldn’t tell from the promo material that … Continue reading

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Andrew Cyrille – January 17, 2013

Andrew Cyrille  – David Rubenstein Atrium  – January 17,  2013 The complete name of this group is “Andrew Cyrille’s 21st Century Big Band Unlimited”, which doesn’t fit on a single line here,  so we have the triumph of form over … Continue reading

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Bridge Records 30th Anniversary – October 20, 2011

Bridge Records 30th Anniversary  -  Bruno Walter Auditorium  -  October 20, 2011 Bridge Records is an independent label that started out small and quirky, and has kept going without losing its quirky charm.  The main emphasis is new music (in … Continue reading

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Jazzmobile Tribute to Billy Taylor – July 28, 2011

Jazzmobile Tribute to Billy Taylor -  Lincoln Center Damrosch Park  -  July 28, 2011 Dr. Billy Taylor was very much in the thick of jazz education, and was a guiding force in originating and sustaining Jazzmobile, for which I owe … Continue reading

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