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Fake Orchestras

Sunday, May 06, 2012

The band name may say “Orchestra,” but the groups’ sounds are not what you’d expect.  Hear Slavic folk, Latin jazz, African guitars and balafons come together in music by The Fake Orchestra.  Also, listen to music from that variable group of musical friends, the Penguin Café Orchestra, along with music performed by the Senegalese Afro-Cuban group called Orchestra Baobob.  Plus, cellist Lori Goldston’s Black Cat Orchestra, the small big band that is Either/Orchestra, and the quiet slow pop duo called Susanna and the Magical Orchestra.  And more.

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Party Band Invasion

Saturday, January 07, 2012

High energy party bands invade this New Sounds program. We'll hear from the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble out of Boston, the MarchFourth Marching Band from Portland, OR, and the Chicago-based party band Mucca Pazza (Mad Cow.) When your numbers are some 15-30 strong, the band can't help but be a rollicking good time wherever they go.

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New Sounds

Fake Orchestras

Monday, April 25, 2011

The band name may say “Orchestra,” but the groups’ sounds are not what you’d expect.  Hear Slavic folk, Latin jazz, African guitars and balafons come together in music by The Fake Orchestra.  Also, listen to music from that variable group of musical friends, the Penguin Café Orchestra, along with music performed by the Senegalese Afro-Cuban group called Orchestra Baobob.  Plus, cellist Lori Goldston’s Black Cat Orchestra, the small big band that is Either/Orchestra, and the quiet slow pop duo called Susanna and the Magical Orchestra.  And more.

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New Sounds

Party Band Invasion

Thursday, December 23, 2010

High energy party bands invade this New Sounds program. We'll hear from the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble out of Boston, the MarchFourth Marching Band from Portland, OR, and the Chicago-based party band Mucca Pazza (Mad Cow.) When your numbers are some 15-30 strong, the band can't help but be a rollicking good time wherever they go. Plus, there's some Balkan music by way of Brooklyn and Berlin, along with Cajun-klezmer group The Zydepunks from New Orleans to keep the party stomping. With luck, there's enough space for Orchestre Baobab and Krakatoa as well.

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