The Microscopic Septet
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//Columns

The Microscopic Septet: Pioneers Across Jazz Boundaries
24 Mar 2017 // 2:08 AM

In the '80s, "The Micros" mixed tradition and avant-garde jazz with impunity and almost got famous doing it. Today they're just playing the blues.

//Reviews

The Microscopic Septet: Friday the Thirteenth, The Micros Play Monk
23 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

The recent return of this “little big band” to action remains great fun -- and finally the Micros' inevitable Monk tribute is in our hands.

The Microscopic Septet: Seven Men in Neckties/Surrealistic Swing
11 Jan 2007 // 3:00 PM

Possibly the most vital jazz group of the 1980s, in retrospect.

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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