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Marissa and Charles Licata at Scullers

I can't remember the last time I saw a costume change in the middle of a jazz show — if ever — but violinist Marissa Licata's performance with her father, saxophonist Charles Licata, and their band held all kinds of surprises.
Full of surprises
By JON GARELICK  |  February 03, 2012
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25 more local musicians meet, greet, and rock at the second 48 Hour Music Festival
25 more local musicians meet, greet, and rock at the second 48 Hour Music Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  March 05, 2010
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Dark matter

To paraphrase some wisdom from Jake "The Snake" Roberts, if a man has power, he never has to raise his voice. Jake was explaining why, unlike his adversaries, he didn't keep screaming gibberish. But it's a universal truth.
Soulsavers keep it eerie on the ears
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  September 18, 2009
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The music man

Forty years after a half-million hippies descended on a sprawling dairy farm in upstate New York, Woodstock has become shorthand for an entire epoch.
George Wein, the father of American music festivals, reflects on bringing world-class folk and jazz (and more) to Newport
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  August 07, 2009

The (other) British invasion


Five great bands from UK blues’ back pages
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  August 19, 2008
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The call of the wild

It’s not easy being in a band whose two primary songwriters have quite different ideas about how to write an indie-rock song.
Wolf Parade get instinctual
By BEN WESTHOFF  |  July 28, 2008


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Wolf Parade

At Mount Zoomer will give you those same goosebumps you felt when you heard the band’s debut.
At Mount Zoomer | Sub Pop
By BEN WESTHOFF  |  June 24, 2008
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Bowin' away

Of all the CD-release parties ever thrown by Boston bands, the Cello Chix’ show for their new, self-released Under the Covers featured the best Jethro Tull medley.
Cello Chix at the Lizard Lounge, February 8, 2008
By BRETT MILANO  |  February 12, 2008
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Boston music news: January 25, 2008

Mark Zaleski is only 22, but the saxophonist, who just began his final semester at New England Conservatory, has played with both Dave Brubeck and Jethro Tull.
Notes on Mark Zaleski and Apollo Sunshine
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 22, 2008
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A Bridge to the past

Anybody out there old enough to remember Burt Sugarman’s Midnight Special ?
Citadelle build a tower that spans the decades
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 19, 2007
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America Blows

The United States of America is a nation with a proud history.
Since George W. Bush took office, the United States has sunk to unprecedented lows in sports and pop-culture domination
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 29, 2007


Chafee protects his liberal flank

US Senator Linc Chafee — in the ideological hot seat, as always — had to make another tough strategic decision, deciding to vote against confirming Judge Samuel Alito.
His vote against Alito is better late than never
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 01, 2006