Articles tagged allison miller

19 Oct 2016 // 8:19 AM

No Piano, Please!

Four recent releases demonstrate the stylistic range and power of jazz that isn't hemmed in by chords.

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Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom: Otis Was a Polar Bear

The eclectic drummer fronts her best jazz band ever, setting up clarinet, cornet, violin, and piano to fly free and have fun. Allison Miller is a force.

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15 Mar 2009 // 6:45 AM

Kings: Series Premiere

What's most striking about Kings is its ambition -- its wide-ranging creation of a world to surround its class-divided characters.

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The Best Jazz of 2008

More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.

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Todd Sickafoose: Tiny Resistors

A distinctive and generous collection of tunes blending jazz and indie-rock yet doing so without preciousness or pretention.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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