V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
The Doors of Connection
Access blues, EDM, punk and mathy prog rock
By August March
Artists and bands repping English house, Malian blues, El Lay-via-Mexico punk and SoCal prog rock make the Albuquerque scene this week. Show Up! has all the deets plus A/V.
V.21 No.36 | 9/6/2012
Courtesy of OFFCenter Community Arts
By Clifford Grindstaff
The giant puppet samba parade will make its way through Downtown on Sunday.
V.20 No.25 | 6/23/2011
Photo by Rico
Big Easy pianist/composer off-kilter and on target
By Mel Minter
You never know where pianist Tom McDermott will go haring off to next. That’s because he often hasn’t a clue, either. A daring and inventive improviser, he’s more than willing to go striding (or ragging or rumba-ing or tango-ing) through doors that lead who-knows-where. In the middle of a Scott Joplin piece, he might find an opening that leads straight to James Booker and start mixing the rag’s more straitlaced syncopation with the saucy funk of New Orleans R & B.
V.20 No.14 | 4/7/2011
Jazz singer wheels through the gate
By Mel Minter
In the personnel list on his latest album, The Gate (Concord Music), his credit reads: “Kurt Elling—Voice.” It’s an appropriate choice because Elling plays his voice the way an instrumentalist plays his ax.
V.20 No.10 | 3/10/2011
Music to Your Ears
By Summer Olsson
Have Bands, Don’t Travel
You could make the 13-hour drive to Austin for SXSW, struggle through pressing crowds, spend tons of money and only dream of reaching the bar in any given venue. Or you could drive a measly 45 minutes to Santa Fe and see many of the same bands as they make their pilgrimage to Texas.
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