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Archive for “April, 2012”

On this page the following entries were made in the “April, 2012” time-frame.


CONCERT PREVIEW: Violinist Sarah Neufeld of Arcade Fire

Posted April 30th, 2012 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
Pop quiz.
Which is, ahem, hotter in Seattle: yoga or Montreal’s indie-rock breakout Arcade Fire (now of “The Hunger Games” fame and the Grammy-winning album “The Suburbs”)?
I know, I know, it’s a tough one. But you might not have to choose with Arcade Fire violinist Sarah Neufeld, who performs here Friday (May 4), not [...]

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Kenny G dreams of putting his saxophones in the hands of students

Posted April 25th, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Saxophonist Kenny G begins a four-night, eight-show engagement Thursday night (April 26) at Jazz Alley.
It’s a rare Seattle club appearance for the Grammy-winning artist, who has sold more than 75 million albums since graduating from Seattle’s Franklin High School in the early ’70s.
On April 3, I interviewed the Seattle native (whose real name [...]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Cellos take center stage in a pair of Seattle shows

Posted April 25th, 2012 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
You had me at “cello.”
Over the next week or so, that instrument, usually featured in a supporting role, takes center stage in a pair of Seattle concerts.
First up, Friday (April 27) at The Triple Door, is “this big horde of cellos called the Portland Cello Project,” PCP founder Douglas Jenkins explained in a [...]

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Lullaby versions of The Smiths arrive just in time for Record Store Day

Posted April 20th, 2012 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
Heaven knows I love the concept of Rockabye Baby! — the rock-the-cradle lullaby versions of Mama and Dada’s favorite tunes, often with age-inappropriate titles.
The series’ tribute to The Smiths seems especially illustrative: “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now,” “Girlfriend in a Coma” and “Shoplifters of the World Unite,” anyone? (”Please, Please, Please, Let Me [...]

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Wanda Jackson and Portland’s Sallie Ford keep Americana alive

Posted April 20th, 2012 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
With the passing of The Band’s all-Americana legend Levon Helm, rock’s original voices are now few and far between.
Happily, you can hear one tonight (Friday, April 20) in Seattle, up on Capitol Hill: Wanda Jackson, her rockabilly growl still remarkably intact at age 74 (Helm, reduced to a whisper by throat cancer, died [...]

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