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Funky Jazz or Jazzy Funk? Or Something Altogether Different?

DRKWV, as this Regattabar show was billed, is a collaboration of keyboardist John Medeski, saxophonist Skerik, and drummer Adam Deitch and I was quite curious to see what they are doing as a trio.

John Medeski's hands

John Medeski’s hands

I know DRKWV’s music will not appeal to everyone, but if you like avant-garde jazz and funk or if you merely love extremely good musicians, you’ll find this project interesting at the very least.

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Funky/Jazzy Evening at Scullers

This show was another unexpected pleasure for me.  The Matt Wilson Quartet was performing with special guest John Medeski, who I knew and enjoyed when I saw him perform with Medeski Martin & Wood.

The Quartet Watching Matt Wilson

The Quartet Watching Matt Wilson

What a treat this evening turned out to be! Read the rest of this entry

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