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Rhythm Future Quartet: Travels

The Rhythm Future Quartet—composed of virtuosos Jason Anick on violin, Olli Soikkeli and Max O’Rourke on guitars, and Greg Loughman on bass—extends beyond its Django Reinhardt roots for a sophomore, but in no way sophomoric, set of mostly original compositions. 304 more words

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show preview: Leyla McCalla at Davis Square Theatre on Friday, October 6 at 7pm

The sophomore album–A Day For The Hunter, A Day For The Prey— from multi-instrumentalist, multi-lingual singer Leyla McCalla is an emotional, stunning and impressive album to listen to again and again. 120 more words


Gypsy Jazz Licks at the Strawberry Music Festival

My pops started me playing gypsy jazz bass around 2010 . . . here we are at the Strawberry Music Festival, Fall 2016.  Here’s a couple gypsy jazz riffs I’ve picked up recently.   33 more words

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Music Mentorship: SLAM! continues at UCLA, USC, & MI

Woah!  We are back!

SLAM! Program Los Angeles is officially rolling into Fall 2016.  Currently, we have 3 university partners, UCLA, USC, and Musicians Institute.  Talented, passionate university students volunteer to teach Guitar, Voice, Piano, Drums, and Rock Band all over Los Angeles! 140 more words

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Sounds like “Opa!” right? But it’s the name of a restaurant. Check out this gem in the Campo di Gheto Novo. I haven’t eaten a meal there, only had drinks and snacks, but I wanted to share it today for the artwork. 114 more words


Coco Rico

Several years ago, Joe Park and Paul Davis met at the now defunct Rue Lafayette cafe, and began discussing gypsy jazz and Django Reinhardt. Such was the origins of a new friendship and musical partnership, and Coco Rico was born.

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Excerpt from Patricia Ketola's "Dirty Pictures"

“On the day of the big event I walked through the hours until seven like I was living in zombie land. I started dressing around five, making sure I wore a disposable polyester dress that wouldn’t leave any fibers scattered around the murder site. 396 more words

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