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May
20
2017

Nadya and Zoran’s 101 Candles Orkestra

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Django Bar, April 8 8/10 Nadya and Zoran’s 101 Candles Orkestra turned the Django Bar into a little crucible of multiculturalism; the Tavern at the End of Euroverse, if you will. Greeks, Anglos and Italians mingled and danced with Serbs and other Balkans, while the band was even more ethnically diverse, and the repertoire ranged […]

May
14
2017

Gregory Porter

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Enmore Theatre, April 12 8/10 Six months ago he was at the Basement. Now he was filling the Enmore Theatre. While a handful of other artists have enjoyed this meteoric rise in their 40s, jazz singers who have achieved such popularity when concentrating almost entirely on original material are super rare. Although Gregory Porter’s vast, […]

May
5
2017

Joe Farnsworth Prime Time Quartet

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Live at the Village, Springwood Presbyterian Hall, May 4 7.5/10 Close your eyes and this church hall was a New York jazz club back when cigarette smoke fogged the air and no one cared. Lacing the music was a slight edge of danger: of risk-taking with flying tempos and two tunes the band had never […]

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