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Pardon the interruption

Maybe it was when saxophonist Kelly Roberge, instrument in hand, leapt off the Cambridge YMCA Theatre stage in the middle of a performance by the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra and fled the auditorium — as if in extreme gastro-intestinal distress.
Quartet of Happiness, Jerry Leake, and Jazz Week
By JON GARELICK  |  April 23, 2010


Last spring, Danny Mekonnen and Jonah Rapino led Boston's fledgling Ethiopian pop group Debo Band straight to Addis Ababa. They played a local festival, made friends with nightclub owners, and found an Ethiopian Airlines deal for a free trip down the c
Debo Band go from the Western Front to East Africa
By MATT PARISH  |  January 29, 2010

Erin McKeown | Hundreds of Lions

This local folkie has spent the past few years sifting through the ample riches of the Great American Songbook, first on 2006’s excellent Sing You Sinners , then on Lafayette , a spirited follow-up taped live at Joe’s Pub in New York.
Righteous Babe (2009)
By MICHAEL WOOD  |  October 23, 2009

Old school, new school

If fans plan shrewdly next Thursday (October 15), they can hear jazz singing at its best in two completely different styles.
Amanda Carr and Gretchen Parlato do it their way
By JON GARELICK  |  October 09, 2009

June 22, 2007

Weekly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  June 20, 2007

After-dinner nuts

The Christmas season careered to a finish January 5 at Concord Academy with yet another Nutcracker, sort of, the first complete Boston performance of David Parker’s Nut/Cracked.
David Parker at Concord Academy
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  January 18, 2006