Serious RHYTHMS 5 days ago
Jacksonville native and DASOTA grad Jamison Ross has wasted no time in staking his place in the current jazz scene. While still in high school, he was featured in the ’07 documentary Chops. …
The auditorium was packed and when the kids weren’t looking around at each other, their attention was aimed toward the stage. They’d gathered to celebrate one of their own, so some of the …
Out of Exile and BACK Wednesday, March 29
Though her upbringing was steeped in tradition, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Basya Schechter came to identify with her Jewish heritage by relatively nontraditional means. As soon as …
BOWIN' Up! Wednesday, March 22
Think you’ve got killer chops? As a homeschooled kid, violinist Rachel Barton Pine practiced eight hours a day (gulp!), debuting with the Chicago Symphony at age 10. Since those prodigious …
Just PLUCKY Wednesday, March 1
Hear some serious six-string action at the 24th annual Douglas Anderson School of the Arts’ Great Guitar Gathering, with performances by the DASOTA Guitar Orchestra along with classical guitar …
DUAL Disciplines Wednesday, February 15
Hurley Winkler is good at far too many things. Her CV includes helping produce Swamp Radio and Perversion magazine, and she’s just finished her master of fine arts in creative writing at Lesley …
STRUMMING Along Wednesday, February 8
Jazz guitar great Charlie Hunter first grabbed the music world’s attention in the 1990s, when the-then-23-year-old captivated the jazz and guitar-shredder scenes as folks marveled at his …