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Nov
11
2017

Jef Neve

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Foundry 616, October 21 8/10 Dialogues between serenity and agitation have long been a mainstay of the western canon. Having those two extremes in play simultaneously is rather harder to achieve and therefore much rarer. This is the wonder of Jef Neve’s compositions for piano, bass, drums and strings, largely drawn from his exceptional album […]

Nov
3
2017

Jay Rodriguez

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Venue 505, September 2 8/10 When it’s like this it rearranges your very molecules for you. You walk in from a world defined by time, cost and practicalities, and suddenly all priorities are reset. Jay Rodriguez’s huge sound on a tenor saxophone immediately declares – insists! – that this being alive lark is actually about […]