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Upcoming Earthwise showcases for Troutt, Simmons and Rothwell

Valerie Troutt is a composer, teacher, leader and singer out of the East Bay. Her ensemble supports blues legend Charlie Musselwhite at the Palo Alto JCC on Dec. 29. Sylvie Simmons is a ukelele based singer-songwriter, also internationally known for … Continue reading

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Joyce YuJean Lee vs Helen Sung

  I think I’m still the only person on the Internet who is trying to compare the visual artist Joyce Yu Jean Lee with the pianist Helen Sung: they’re cousins.

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Phar Lap VS Charlap

Phar Lap is an Australian race horse that died mysteriously in Menlo Park in April 1932. Charlap is a jazz musician who plays piano is based in New York and maybe appearing in Palo Alto, in April 2020. He is … Continue reading

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Amendola, Dunn, Greenlief, Weiss by Bui— Palo Alto, October 11, 2019

Getting his fill Of good chair b/w Trevor Paglen at Altman Siegel And1:

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Dunn and Dylan Highlight Huge Palo Alto Concert Weekend

Trevor Dunn, Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan appear within 4 miles and 80 hours of each other in separate shows produced by the Big 4 of Another Planet, Golden Voice, Stanford Live and Earthwise Productions of Palo Alto. First up, … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes for Allison Miller

On October 18, 2018 Allison Miller and Boom Tic Boom (Lite) opened what has been a run of 10 shows so far at Mitchell Park (and Palo Alto Art Center) for Earthwise Productions, revving up for its 2nd 25 years … Continue reading

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Improv trio to crash The Mitch

A trio of improvisational instrumentalists comprising Scott Amendola, drums; Trevor Dunn, upright bass and Phillip Greenlief clarinet convene Friday, October 11 at The Mitch, as part of the ongoing Earthwise Productions assault on the normal comfy tranquility of South Palo … Continue reading

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