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Andy Gensler

Andy Gensler appears in the following:

No Cover: Hermeto Pascoal

Monday, October 11, 2010

Multi-instrumentalist Hermeto Pascoal, at 74-years young, is a legendary and wildly experimental jazz musician beloved throughout his native Brazil. He recently played Lincoln Center Out Of Doors.

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No Cover: Immolation

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Immolation, the legendary New York City death metal band, recently played its first club show in seven years at New York City’s Webster Hall as part of the Blackened Music Series.

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No Cover: EPMD

Monday, August 30, 2010

Long Island hip-hop legend EPMD rocked Queensbridge Park recently as part of the City Parks Foundation summer concert series.

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No Cover: Lisa Lisa

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Who can forget Lisa Lisa, of Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam fame? The Hell's Kitchen-born 1980s pop superstar, whose real name is Lisa Velez, got famous for her freestyle sound, which mixes hip-hop, R&B and Latin music with dance beats. NYC’s City Parks Foundation recently brought the singer to Staten Island’s Tappan Park.

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No Cover: The Bubu King Janka Nabay

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Sierra Leone's Janka Nabay is a major figure in Bubu Music, which is traditionally performed by up to 20 musicians blowing into bamboo pipes. He modernized theMuslim music genre during the Sierra Leonean Civil War of the 1990s. You can stream a selection of his performance this summer at Le Poisson Rouge right here.

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No Cover: Michael Rother and Friends Play the Music Of Neu!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

German experimental musician and composer Michael Rother recruited Steve Shelley, of Sonic Youth, and Aaron Mullan, of Tall Firs, to form Hallogallo 2010, a group which is playing Neu!'s electronic rock music live for the first time in 35 years. Rother and friends recently performed at the Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival.

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No Cover: The Force M.D.s

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

The Force M.D.s play an original mash-up of doo-wop, R&B and old school hip-hop. Their hometown performance at Staten Island’s Tappen Park, courtesy of the City Parks Foundation, was easily one of the summer’s best.

 

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No Cover: El Guincho

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Canary Island native El Guincho landed at Le Poisson Rouge on July 7th. You can stream the entire set right here.

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No Cover: Anthony Braxton

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Tri-Centric Modeling: Past, Present and Future

Legendary experimental jazz musician, composer, and multi-hyphenate Anthony Braxton, was honored last week on his 65th birthday. The two-night celebration, produced by the non-profit Tri-Centric Foundation, featured an array of contemporary jazz music’s leading lights, including John Zorn, Steve Coleman, Dave Douglas and Nicole Mitchell. “If it weren’t for Anthony Braxton,” exclaimed a clearly humbled Zorn said from the stage, “we all wouldn’t be standing here.”

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No Cover: John Hollenbeck’s Large Ensemble

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Composer and percussionist John Hollenbeck leads a 19-person experimental jazz ensemble well beyond traditional big band swing-era clichés.

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No Cover: Bernie Worrell & SociaLybrium

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Keyboardist Bernie Worrell’s quartet brings the funky, hard rock fusion to wake the dead at this year’s Undead Jazz Festival. Stream their entire set right here.

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No Cover: Matthew Shipp

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Avant garde jazz pianist, composer and bandleader, Matthew Shipp gave a mesmerizing solo performance at the Undead Jazz Festival. This stream is no longer available. Matthew Shipp will be including this live performance as part of a February 2011 two album release. You can find more details for the album by clicking right here.

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No Cover: Michael League

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Michael League is a young composer and bassist whose funk jazz quintet played one of the Undead Jazz Festivals final sets. He performed as the Michael League/Ari Hoenig Group with John Ellis, Sam Barsh & Mike Maher from Snarky Puppy on flugelhorn.

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No Cover: Graham Haynes / Hardedge

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Experimental electronic duo Graham Haynes/Hardedge played at Le Poisson Rouge as part of the Undead Jazz Festival. Stream their entire set right here.

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No Cover: Undead Jazz Festival

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Last summer, jazz promoters Brice Rosenbloom and Adam Schatz became incensed after reading an article in the Wall Street Journal with the rather provocative headline, “Can Jazz Be Saved?”

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Gig Alerts: Fang Island

Friday, May 28, 2010

Fang Island
"Daisy"
Playing SATURDAY at: Cake Shop
(152 Ludlow St., L.E.S.)
Get: Tickets ($10 at door) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Gato Loco

Friday, May 28, 2010

Gato Loco
"Coconino #7"
Playing SUNDAY at: Rose Live Music
(345 Grand St., Williamsburg)
Get: Tickets FREE | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Claudio Roditi Quartet

Friday, May 28, 2010

Claudio Roditi
"Winter Dreams"
Playing FRIDAY AND SATURDAY at: Kitano Lounge (at the Kitano Hotel)
(66 Park Ave., Midtown East)
Get: Tickets (Plus $15 drink minimum) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Braids

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Braids
"Lemonade"
Playing at: Mercury Lounge
(217 E. Houston St., East Village)
Get: Tickets ($10 at door) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Edmar Castaneda and Joe Locke Duo

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Edmar Castaneda
"Colibri"
Playing at: Jazz Standard
(116 E. 27th St., Gramercy)
Get: Tickets (2 shows) | Directions

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