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A comprovisational what?

Local saxophonist and electronic-musician JORRIT DIJKSTRA combines a variety of styles ranging from jazz to electro-acoustic improv and noise to create his own emotive and often idiosyncratic music.
Free jazz at 186; Grizzler at Axiom
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  February 02, 2009

Free-improv festivities

The first annual Smash Palace
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  November 24, 2008

Disc drive

Over the past year and a half, Semata Productions’ Coup d’Etat music series has become one of the go-to venues for new and unusual music in Boston.
Semata Productions goes on record
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  August 26, 2008

Twee shall overcome

For the young and the listless, the city is more than some bland post-graduate inevitability — the place you go when you’re not already there.
Pants Yell! charm by association
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 02, 2008

The screaming life

Experimental music occupies a space on the margins, at the outer limits of established genres.
The Cross-Pollenization Festival
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 08, 2007

The talk of the town

With the Boston Globe Jazz & Blues Festival defunct and no other significant local jazz fest in sight, the Beantown Jazz Festival has been stepping up to fill the void.
Live jazz to die for
By JON GARELICK  |  September 13, 2006