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Alison Toon
This is just beautiful: Morpheus, from Steve Rothery, from upcoming “The Ghosts of Pripyat”

Aug 22, 2014

Features Steve Hackett

The Sacramento Bee
Financial uncertainty deepens at Sacramento Music Festival amid calls for financial disclosures

The Sacramento Music Festival has laid off its last paid employee, and its future remains in doubt as its parent organization scrambles to raise at least $80,000 by the end of the year.

The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society, which runs the festival, announced the laying off of administrative coordinator Jennifer Colindres...

The Sacramento Bee
Flugelhorn player Dmitri Matheny in Sacramentoon Sunday

The expansive career of flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny should have made his late mentor, the flugelhorn pioneer Art Farmer, extremely proud.

Matheny came up in the 1990s under the tutelage of Farmer, who was a major figure throughout his years as first a bebop trumpeter in the ’50s and ’60s. Farmer later...

The Sacramento Bee
Hip-hop is ‘Child’s Play’ for Sacramento’s Brian ‘Mahtie’ Bush

Editing, remixing, and scrapping songs are part of making music.

But for local hip-hop artist Brian “Mahtie” Bush, that process “seemed like a million changes” when making his new record, “Child’s Play.”

The revisions weren’t so much part of a perfectionist’s endeavor but rather a reflection of the...

The Sacramento Bee
JB’s Jazz Lounge series goes on hiatus

Vivian Lee, co-founder of the long-running, Sunday-night JB’s Jazz Lounge series, is suspending the weekly event after the Aug. 31 show.

Lee sent a letter Tuesday night to musicians booked for the series through the end of the year notifying them that shows beginning in September have been canceled.

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The Sacramento Bee
Three to See: Hip-hop, a garage band and straight-ahead rock

Sustainability Awareness Festival 2014

Hip-hop/ rock

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday

Auburn School Park Reserve

The name of the event speaks to the information on sustainability and community-building that will be available from speakers and demos throughout the...

The Sacramento Bee
Eric Lindell’s music resonates with retro-artistry and emotion

Simplicity is the key to Eric Lindell’s music.

The word surfaced several times during a phone call with the affable singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica ace, who performs with his four-piece band at Harlow’s on Tuesday night.

It also echoes throughout his genre-blurring “Indian Summer” album that...

Alison Toon
Aftershock 2014 preview: Otherwise, and their new album is coming soon!

Aug 20, 2014
Aftershock 2014 preview: Otherwise, and their new album is coming soon!

Otherwise, Aftershock 2013A nice surprise at last year's Aftershock was Otherwise, who I saw--and heard--for the first time. (That's a link to the review.)They'll be here again this year. And their new album, Peace At All Costs, is out soon: a couple o...

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Alison Toon
The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Cropredy festival, 2014

Aug 17, 2014
The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Cropredy festival, 2014

As with Marillion on Saturday, Steve Hackett on Thursday, Friday's inclusion of The Australian Pink Floyd Show was rock within the overall folk-rock festival. Makes for a nice mix of musical styles.If I hadn't know that this was the Australian Show, li...

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Alison Toon
The Waterboys, Cropredy 2014

Aug 17, 2014
The Waterboys, Cropredy 2014

I really enjoyed these guys' show. Celtic, energetic, vibrant, fun.My photos came out darker than I would like... thought it was me, but looking at others' from the same show, I think I can fall back on the "lighting" excuse. Or use it as justification...

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