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MUSIC: Continental Drift by Larry Ochs / Aram Shelton Quartet – Album Release (2020)

Continental Drift Album

MUSIC: Continental Drift by Larry Ochs / Aram Shelton Quartet - Album Release (2020) - Can musicians of different generations be like-minded companions? Yes they can, at least when their names are Larry Ochs and Aram Shelton, the two composers and bandleaders of this quartet.

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MUSIC: Wayne Shorter Fund – SFJAZZ

Wayne Shorter Fund

ARTICLE | MUSIC: Wayne Shorter Fund - SFJAZZ presents a historic Fridays At Five: Wayne Shorter Celebration concert series with Herbie Hancock, Kamasi Washington, Branford Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Terrace Martin, Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci, Brian Blade, and more.

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MUSIC: Eddie Gale, San Jose’s Ambassador of Jazz and Noted Jazz Educator, Succumbs to Cancer at Age 78

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MUSIC | Eddie Gale, San Jose’s Ambassador of Jazz & Noted Jazz Educator, Succumbs to Cancer at 78. Eddie Gale, the pioneering Brooklyn-born jazz trumpeter.

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MUSIC: Michael Bisio – Jazz Bass – Accepting Students Online

Michael Bisio Students

MUSIC | Michael Bisio, bassist-composer, has 85 recordings in his discography, 24 of these are split evenly between leader/co-leader, 10 of them document his extraordinary association with modern piano icon Matthew Shipp.

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Down the Rabbit Hole: TikTok and New Vaudeville by Miranda Seaver

Vaudeville

ARTICLE | I used to be smart. So welcome to TikTok, and the rebirth of Vaudeville. Does that make it smart? Probably not. ...and lunch is so real”.

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Salad Fingers and the Evolution of Fear by Miranda Seaver

Salad Fingers

ARTICLE | I’ll warn you in advance, this one’s a doozy. Seriously, if you’re sensitive to graphic content, as abstract as it may be, I’d suggest skipping this week’s subject and sticking to something more pleasant.

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Joe Pera and Radical Niceness in Review by Miranda Seaver

Joe Pera

ARTICLE | Let’s face it: we could all use something nice. Quarantine’s been extended, people are continuing to lose their livelihoods, and it really does seem as if some otherworldly force has grabbed the planet and forced it into a sudden and ugly halt.

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Alan Resnick and Immersive Surrealism in Review by Miranda Seaver

Alan Resnick

ARTICLE | Alan Resnick is an American comedian, visual artist, and filmmaker based in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Coronavirus and How it is Affecting Artists by Thollem

Thollem Electric Confluence

ARTICLE | Greetings from Miami! A lot of my friends and colleagues have been hit hard by cancellations of concerts, festivals, tours all over the world because of the Coronavirus, myself included.

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SKRAPS in Review by Miranda Seaver

Yasushi Matsui

ARTICLE | Memory is fleeting. Some things fade into obscurity, and what remains shifts slightly over time, becoming colored and warped as if left in the sun.

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