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Music, All Shook Down Myra Melford on the Magic of Duos, the Art of Improvisation, and Performing With Rappers For the First Time

Myra Melford on the Magic of Duos, the Art of Improvisation, and Performing With Rappers For the First Time

Expect the unexpected at the Rickshaw Stop tomorrow night. Presented by Red Bull Music Academy Radio San Francisco — currently celebrating its 10th anniversary with a full two weeks of live performances, guest DJs, and more, broadcasting out of a…
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Calendar, Night&Day Team Players

Team Players

Los Angeles native Jeff Gauthier is a veteran improviser and composer with a knack for drawing gifted artists into his orbit. While he's an adept and eclectic performer, the violinist may be best known as the man at the helm…
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Calendar, Night&Day Water Music

Water Music

In jazz, even the most skilled composer-improvisers are often only as good as the company they keep. The give-and-take nature of the art form dictates such an equation. Since the early '90s, pianist Myra Melford has distinguished herself as a…
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Calendar, Performance Genre Busting

Genre Busting

FRI-SAT 6/24-25 Combining art forms is nothing new to the underground scene, but in the rarefied air of high art, such gambles are generally taken with baby steps or not at all. Fortunately, Ali Tabatabai, curator of the “3 Drops…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

The name Cecil Taylor is synonymous with the concept of avant-garde jazz piano. One of the few genuine living legends of the art form, Taylor has vigorously blazed a path of innovation for more than four decades by combining fist-over-fist…
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