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The articulate melodic eloquence of Bill Frisell

Many of us have embarrassing moments in our past, but when one of the hippest jazz dudes around admits to donning a leisure suit and playing in a show band, you prepare for a wince on the seismic level.
Rolling with the changes
By JIM MACNIE  |  June 17, 2011

Interview: Colin Beavan

"In my twenties, I was really concerned with global warming. In my thirties, I was really focused on being a writer."
It's not easy going green
By TOM MEEK  |  October 02, 2009

Hope city

Filmmaker looks at life Under the Bridge
Under the Bridge
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  May 22, 2009

Nights out

Five shows in eight days (not counting an early-music side trip with Jordi Savall’s Hespèrion XXI at Sanders Theatre), so let’s get cracking.
Björkestra, Jarrett, Kelly, and the Cohens
By JON GARELICK  |  November 03, 2008

CMJ in one day

The Gray Lady of indie music fests ain’t what she used to be
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 29, 2008

Kennedy Plaza shows fresh signs of life

For a long time, Kennedy Plaza in Providence was in the news for all the wrong reasons.  
By PHILIP EIL  |  October 02, 2008