Jay Harvey Upstage
Sunday, November 28, 2021
Misty in the trailer park: What art has to do with it in 'Bakersfield Mist'
You open your program for Phoenix Theatre 's "Bakersfield Mist," and on facing pages are a statement from the playwright, Step...
Saturday, November 27, 2021
Longtime friends get together to deliver core clarinet-piano repertoire, plus a brief pandemic response
Most of the music on "Here With You" occupies such a high place in the estimation of clarinet players that they use it to refute j...
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Jared Schonig's 'Two Takes': An experiment in contrasting perspectives on the same music
Jazz drumming ranges from a service position in the music to a magnetic force generating everything from Jared Schonig earns a living mainly...
Sunday, November 21, 2021
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra: Celebration of an imperiled planet through music
"Celebrating Mother Earth" is an old-fashioned title for a program very much focused on the present. Reinaldo Moya, commissioned ...
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Sean Chen brings his insightful gifts to Palladium recital
Sean Chen showed nuance and insight. Many listeners to classical music, not all of them unsophisticated, find themselves conjuring visual i...
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
'Absence' doesn't make the heart grow fonder: My second try to get with the 'new' Terence Blanchard
Terence Blanchard in full cry in return to the Kitchen To honor jazz elder statesman Wayne Shorter, Terence Blanchard turns to his long-runn...
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Highly regarded Indianapolis drummer Kenny Phelps gets center stage as 'The Artisan'
Kenny Phelps: Symbol (of Indianapolis jazz) with cymbal As much as I've heard Kenny Phelps play drums around town since starting this b...
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