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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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Marlon Brando as conguero in ‘The Wild One’, Johnny VS John Santos, appearing in Palo Alto Friday

What have we got? How about conga master and guru John Santos and his Sextet Friday at The Mitch, baby? Con-guru? Yeah, man, get your tickets on-line for a Jackson at Eventbrite or just roll on in at 7:30 for … Continue reading

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Tom Waits Man Man Dave Douglas Sex Mob

Or, An Incomplete Communion: https://www.amazon.com/Solid-Sender-Sex-Mob/dp/B00003OP0Q I spent about 20 minutes listening to four or five cds, from my collection, between 1999 and 2006 or so — and this is 2019, almost 2020. With 20-20 hindsight and more discipline I would … Continue reading

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Earthwise welcomes September 13 John Santos 6

b/w This is just to say I have eaten the plums that were in the refrigerator that you were probably saving for breakfast, so sweet and so cold forgive me

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Dan Adams sitting in or subbing in on drums with Lytton Plaza residency of Equator

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Jeff Parker with Dave King, Scott Colley, Jason Lindner and Marquis Hill

Great show last night at The Stanford Jazz Workshop. Highlights included “Freakadelic” by Jeff Parker, off his Trio cd; and Jason Lindner’s “Monserrati” which he said is about a church on an Andrew hill in Bogota. They are pretty finicky … Continue reading

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