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
//Reviews

Terry Waldo and The Gutbucket Syncopators: The Ohio Theatre Concert | 1 Feb 2010 // 4:00 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 // 3:57 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.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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