Jazz done right?

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What was billed as an “Evening with Pat Metheny” included some mighty fine players accompanying him and soloing with brio and intensity. After his usual atmospheric solo intro on the the band-in-one harp guitar, Pat and group plunged right into a hard swinging, more Jazz oriented program than some of his recent shows in Santa Barbara.…

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Digging until it hurts

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Near the end of the 3rd week creating FUTURE/PERFECT, Shannon Gillen, Martin Durov, Laja Field, Jason Cianciulli, Emma Whitely and apprentice Rebecca Diab are really digging deeper into this new and intense work of theater dance. All dancers suffer for their art–it’s a very demanding discipline (now that’s an apt word)–but…

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In all the right ways

Sara Watkins@ Sings Like Hell 9/10/16 Lobero Theatre

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Sara Watkins may be young in years, but not in musical experience and talent, and she put on a heck of a Sings Like Hell show at the Lobero Theatre last Saturday. Switching instruments often and singing so beautifully, solo and backed by a drummer/bassist and guitarist, it was a lovely evening of…

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