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Video Exclusive: Either/Orchestra, “The (One of a Kind) Shimmy”

After a decade dominated by their explorations of Ethiopian jazz, the Either/Orchestra have returned on Mood Music for Time Travellers (Accurate), their first album in...
By Jon Garelick  |  September 03, 2010

Inside out

Charlie Kohlhase's love affair with jazz began with the avant-garde. As a high-school kid in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, he found that it was Ornette Coleman, Eric Dolphy, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago who rocked his world.
Charlie Kohlhase's Explorer's Club, Lee Konitz + Minsarah, and Steve Swallow recanting
By JON GARELICK  |  July 03, 2009

The homeland is officially secure

After being locked up by federal authorities for three months, Either/Orchestra percussionist Vicente Lebron was released this past Thursday.
Vicente Lebron freed
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 10, 2008

Give the drummer some

A couple weeks ago, the Phoenix brought you the sad and disturbing tale of Vicente Lebron.
Fundraiser for Vicente Lebron
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 09, 2008

I think I have the vapors

Listen and learn, people.
Dennis Brennan CD release bash, Lizard Lounge, May 19, 2007
By JON GARELICK  |  May 23, 2007

Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts

Drummer Wilson could borrow a title from his old boss Russ Gershon’s Either/Orchestra: neo-modernism.
The Scenic Route | Palmetto
By JON GARELICK  |  January 29, 2007


Jennifer Kimball

The only real surprise about ex-Story singer Jennifer Kimball’s latest solo album is that it’s her first in nearly eight years.
OH HEAR US | Epoisse
By MAC RANDALL  |  January 23, 2006