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Dec
23
2017

PETULANT FRENZY

Petulant Frenzy

Camelot Lounge, December 8 8.5/10 In 2007 Dweezil Zappa brought out a star-spangled band called Zappa Plays Zappa that paid tribute to the genius of his late father, Frank. As good as it was, however, the performance was overly po-faced where it should have been irreverent, if not downright zany. You can’t accuse Petulant Frenzy […]

Dec
22
2017

Noa

Noa res

Camelot Lounge, November 20 6/10 Were Achinoam Nini a geographical feature rather than a singer she might be the Remarkables, the mountain range near Queenstown in New Zealand that soars straight from freezing lake to jagged peaks. Nini, better and affectionately known as Noa (to the gratitude of the world’s music critics), is surely among […]

Dec
2
2017

Silke Eberhard and Friends

silke res

Foundry 616, November 17 7/10 Too many international musicians come to work with local players of comparable artistic stature, and never think to invite those locals to contribute their own compositions to the project. By contrast the German alto saxophonist Silke Eberhard brought a refreshingly inclusive mentality to bear, her own works happily cohabiting with […]

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