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The Microscopic Septet: Pioneers Across Jazz Boundaries

The Microscopic Septet: Pioneers Across Jazz Boundaries

By Will Layman

24 Mar 2017 // 7:09 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....

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Chuck Berry's Defiant, Ground-Shaking Rock

By Jedd Beaudoin

23 Mar 2017 // 2:35 AM

The late Chuck Berry's biggest hit may have undermined one of his greatest talents: his gift for storytelling. ...

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//News

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Hip-hop star Vince Staples’ new single, "BagBak", has sharp electronic production, clearly influenced by dance music and contemporary DJs....

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//Events

Green Day's 'Revolution Radio' Tour Wallops Audience at Barclays Center>

Billie Joe and co. are on the road for a supercharged tour -- and Trump is only stoking their fire further. ...

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

DeadPhish Orchestra Soars Over the Hills and Far Away in the Bay>

Sting Wraps up North American Leg of '57th & 9th' Tour on Winteriest of Nights>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

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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