Despite her degrees from Yale and the New England Conservatory, classically trained violinist Monica Germino wasn’t content performing centuries-old orchestral works. So, like Dylan at Newport in 1965, she went electric, commissioning her own model of electric violin and working with experimental Dutch composer Louis Andriessen. Tonight at Atlas, she’ll present “Road Maps and Diaries [...]
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Hey, wanna forget about the election? Here's some jazz.
Friday, Nov. 9
Setlist doesn't give nearly the hosannas that it should to Latin jazz. It's not the hugest of musical trends on our scene, mind you, but it's a healthy, exciting form overall, and when its practitioners come to down we should pay more attention. Particularly when [...]
So it's Barack Obama's 50th birthday. Who cares? What's important is that it's Louis Armstrong's 110th birthday (it's OK if you didn't know that; Armstrong didn't either), which means that by all rights it should be a national holiday and the nation's capital should be throwing wild, ecstatic celebrations of probably the most important single [...]