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Dave Douglas in Berlin, Anoushka Shankar in Hamburg

FIRST I’LL TAKE HAMBURG THEN I’LL TAKE BERLIN; or, I’m Your Gent Two great shows, for all you Germans and your superfast touring sedans and the highway: Anouska Shankar in Hamburg, Dave Douglas in Berlin. Auto-something. Precision auto, if I … Continue reading

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Amber Navran, reeds and vocals

I said below that I was going to turn out 500 sax players.Amber Navran of Moonchild, sings, sax — this is a clarinet though. No, sax.In a previous life I had a blue spiral notebooks with the names of 1,000 … Continue reading

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World premiere of ‘There Is Something On Your Mind’ video featuring Nancy Wright, on Lions With Wings, an online initiative of concert promoter Earthwise Productions of Palo Alto

Earthwise Productions has released a video, made by Kid Andersen’s Greaseland Studios of San Jose, as part of its Lions With Wings initiative. The 8-minute video features six performers in isolation, an accomodation to the Covid-19 virus, but is edited … Continue reading

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Dave Douglas, Trumpet, Aoife O’Donovan, voice ‘Barbara Allen’ VS ‘KC Moan’ Memphis Jug band, from Harry Smith Anthology

Or the Aoife O’Donvan Time Warp Tour Dave Douglas sent around to his mailing list a version of exquisite Barbara Allenism, with Aoife O’Donvan, the singer from Bluegrass band escaping Crooked Still, she’s neither. it’s doesn’t ring true like something … Continue reading

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Dave Douglas live at The Mitch: civic engagement meets major triads

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Earthwise onsales include Elvin Bishop, Charlie Musselwhite and CJ Chenier, thru March

Mark Weiss and Earthwise produce community-oriented concerts of various genre in Palo Alto, mostly at the Mitchell Park Community Center. Onsale at Eventbrite: Matt The Electrician, Sylvie Simmons, Saturday, November 16 at Cubberley Community Center Room H-1, $15; Dave Douglas … 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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Of his 49 projects this year, Matt Merewitz works with at least four that I have strong sense of

Of his 49 projects this year, Matt Merewitz works with at least four that I have strong sense of. The artists, if not these new works. Not yet. One, is Dave Douglas, for “Brazen Heart” a quintet that features Jon … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Dave Douglas

I got this from NPR (while searching in futility in a hurry for the thing about the DC club promoter): http://www.npr.org/blogs/ablogsupreme/2011/03/23/134804991/happy-birthday-dave-douglas I was thinking of Dave recently because I am hoping to steal trumpet player and musicologist and griot Jack … Continue reading

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