Andrew Zender

It's been said that jazz was born in New Orleans and it grew up in Kansas City. That's where I grew up too, learning to love the sounds of the city's storied past. Now I'm on a mission to unearth what I haven't heard.

Reviews // 18 Articles

Terry Waldo and The Gutbucket Syncopators: The Ohio Theatre Concert | 1 Feb 2010 // 3:00 PM

Nineteen tracks of pure, unhinged good-time music with an infectious energy that recall the earliest days of jazz.

Tinsley Ellis: Speak No Evil | 28 Jan 2010 // 2:57 PM

Ellis continues to pound away at the blues with the force of a battering ram, but crisp, polished production cleans off the muck, grime, and grub that should have been left on this disc.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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