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2011 Stories by Richard Gehr

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  • Robyn Hitchcock & Joe Boyd

    published March 2, 2011

    Gracefully eccentric British singer Robyn Hitchcock plays eager interlocutor to Zelig-like producer Joe Boyd at an event they've dubbed... More >>

  • JUST DON'T IT

    published February 23, 2011

    To paraphrase Varèse: The modern-day systems-oriented composer and blues guitarist refuses to die. The Issue Project Room presents a... More >>

  • Annie Gosfield

    published February 23, 2011

    Technologies old and new clamor and collide in the world premiere of Gosfield's Daughters of the Industrial Revolution, a concert-length... More >>

  • Dr. John & the Lower 911+Marco Benevento

    published February 23, 2011

    Dr. John (a/k/a Mac Rebennack) has been enjoying an artistic rebirth with a new band that allows his jazzbo-elder persona to blend with his... More >>

  • SWISS MIX

    published February 16, 2011

    The aquatic undercurrent of Nik Bärtsch and Ronin's most recent ECM album, Llyria, echoes the keyboardist-composer's... More >>

  • Ches Smith & These Arches

    published February 16, 2011

    It's not exactly girls against boys, but guitarist Mary Halvorson and accordionist Andrea Parkins often seem to find themselves at productive... More >>

  • Bill Frisell & Vinicius Cantuaria

    published February 9, 2011

    Consisting of ten Frisell/Cantuaria originals sung mostly in Portuguese, the exquisitely loopy Seattle guitarist and supercool Brazilian expat's... More >>

  • Otis Clay+Tre Williams & the Revelations

    published February 9, 2011

    At 68, soul veteran Otis Clay--who sang with the Golden Jubilaires, the Famous Blue Jay Singers, and the Pilgrim Harmonizers before going... More >>

  • Vusi Mahlasela

    published February 9, 2011

    A warm and compelling singer-songwriter of the sort that occasionally drop like pearls from South Africa's apartheid heritage, Mahlasela is a... More >>

  • B. Dolan+What Cheer? BrigadeCheer

    published February 2, 2011

    The activist rapper responsible for one of last year's better hip-hop albums tops this Rhode Island-centric bill. Produced by boom-bapster Alias... More >>

  • 'The Either/Orchestra 25th Anniversary'

    published February 2, 2011

    The New York edition of this dependably marvelous Boston big band's 25th anniversary celebration augments their formidable lineup with keyboardist... More >>

  • Drive-By Truckers

    published February 2, 2011

    The sounds of both Nashville and Muscle Shoals suffuse Go-Go Boots, the fine new album by this reliably scorching rock band that has backed... More >>

  • El Ten Eleven+Some Cat From Japan+Wolf!

    published January 26, 2011

    Reliably energizing guitarist Scott Metzger is the unsung star of this classic-meets-post-rock edition of the Freaks Ball, an annual party thrown... More >>

  • Julia Wolfe & Signal

    published January 26, 2011

    The nimble local new-music ensemble Signal performs a pair of relatively recent works by brilliant Bang on a Can co-founder Wolfe for this edition... More >>

  • Todd Snider

    published January 26, 2011

    This barefoot, stoner folksinger/comedian is the Marc Maron of the songwriting circuit and, after umpteen years on the road, he has only gotten... More >>

  • Robert Plant & the Band of Joy

    published January 19, 2011

    One of the few rock geezers to truly put the sex in sexagenarian, Robert Plant reinterprets the music of Appalachia with ghostly dankness on his... More >>

  • Kneebody

    published January 19, 2011

    This smart, tight, and curious slipstream quintet (sort of a new-music ensemble disguised as a pop band disguised as a jazz combo) begins their... More >>

  • 'The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield'

    published January 12, 2011

    In conjunction with a new Aum Fidelity release, bassist William Parker assembles a first-rate band of relative outsiders--including Sabir Mateen... More >>

  • Joel Harrison String Choir

    published January 12, 2011

    Allusive, haunting, and questioning, Paul Motian's compositions tend to reflect his drumming style--or vice versa. On his latest album, String... More >>

  • Chuchito Valdes

    published January 12, 2011

    The latest in a genetic string of Cuban jazz-piano venerables that began with Bebo Valdes and continued with his son Chucho, Havana-born Chuchito... More >>

  • WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

    published January 5, 2011

    The Ecstatic Music Festival, the name of Merkin’s 10-week series dedicated to slipstream, genre-eschewing contemporary music by... More >>

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