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Grammy Nominee Multi-Instrumentalist, MASA TAKUMI, Hosts First Live Music Event in U.S.

Masa Takumi It’s every musician’s dream to bring their live art to the United States… I want to thank the Village Studios for having me, as well as the incredibly receptive American fans.” — Grammy Nominee Multi-Instrumentalist, MASA TAKUMI MASA, a Japanese multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, producer, and performer who has …

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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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‘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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