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The Motet comes to Jersey City on May 23 – Interview with Ryan Jalbert

Since 1998, Colorado’s The Motet has maintained their signature foundation of 70s-inspired jazz grooves with accents of punchy funk. The Denver-based septet strove through numerous incarnations, finding stability in 2016 by welcoming vocalist Lyle Divinsky and sax player Drew Sayers into the fold. This expansion proved noteworthy, as it was …

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Gallery and Show Review: Vulfpeck at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY on September 9, 2017

Vulfpeck in Brooklyn, NY

Vulfpeck just finished a three-night sold out run at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY before embarking on their sold out European tour. The level of musical proficiency and sheer enthusiasm they bring to the stage always does an amazing job of engaging the audience. Most of the members are multi-instrumentalists …

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‘Get Down for Refugees’ at Mercury Lounge on April 20: Interview with Bassel Almadani

On Thursday, the Get Down for Refugees concert series will go on at New York City’s Mercury Lounge. This funk and soul based showcase is utilized to benefit the International Rescue Committee, a top organization providing assistance to refugees, both Stateside and internationally. Chicago-based nonet Bassel and the Supernaturals will …

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