When The Bilderberg Jazz Arkestra takes the stage tomorrow evening for their first full-length concert performance, they will do so with no preconceived ideas as to what sounds they are about to produce. Combining elements of jazz, world music, rock and roll, trippy movie soundtracks and out-of-this-world expressionism, Sarasota’s avant-garde, experimental jazz outfit consists of multi-instrumentalists Mark Zampella (guitar, coral sitar, bass, keyboards and horns), Paul Louis (bass, keyboards, kazoomaphone, tongue drum, kalimbamaphone and yelling) and Doctor Nik – aka William Pearson – on various horns, woodwinds, train whistle, [...]Read more ›
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In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve become a somewhat obsessive fan of the unique local project The End of the Dial Tone Radical Experimental Collaborative Music Band Band. It’s pretty serious — to the point of attending as many as humanly possible since my first encounter one year ago. I’ve also spent considerable energy as well as some of my “TWIS voice” musing on the intricate dynamics, mysterious essence and compelling local value of this monthly creative phenomenon. (See this article, and this one.) True to my obsession, last Monday [...]Read more ›