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    The Respect Sextet

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    March 24, 2010


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    The Respect Sextet

    The Respect Sextet, called "one of the best and most ambitious new ensembles in jazz" by Signal To Noise, brings its unique brand of eclectic free jazz to Cambridge for the very first time. Its latest CD, "Sirius Respect: The Respect Sextet play the music of Sun Ra and Stockhausen," was deemed "one of the most compelling recordings of the year" by the Wall Street Journal and was a "LOVE IT" pick by...

    The Respect Sextet, called "one of the best and most ambitious new ensembles in jazz" by Signal To Noise, brings its unique brand of eclectic free jazz to Cambridge for the very first time. Its latest CD, "Sirius Respect: The Respect Sextet play the music of Sun Ra and Stockhausen," was deemed "one of the most compelling recordings of the year" by the Wall Street Journal and was a "LOVE IT" pick by Newsweek. Through its eclecticism, humor, devotion to improvisation, predilection towards swing, and its use of toys and “little instruments,” The Respect Sextet has drawn comparisons both to New Dutch Swing and the AACM. Many dialectics are at work (and play) in Respect’s world, in which the serious, heady, and intellectual mingle with the light, comic, and absurd, where compositions alternate and mesh with improvisations, and where tight ensemble work coexists with loose, empathic interplay. http://www.respectsextet.com/


    Lily Pad

    1353 Cambridge Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139

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    $10 suggested donation


    General Day and Time Info:

    10:00pm



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    • Event Name: The Respect Sextet
      "Date actually March 24, 10pm"
      Comment posted by: Red from New York, NY, Mar 10, 2010

      Please note that this show has been moved to Wednesday, March 24, at 10pm.

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