community + cultural info
Wednesday, April 9th
Consistently developing and
stretching the concept of what "jazz" music is or what really constitutes a "jamband,"
Jazz Mandolin Project and The Slip are bringing a special sharing of the
headline light to the stage at Mr. Small's Theatre. JMP, having just released
their brand new disk Jungle Tango (check out this
link for Jamie Masefield's song-by-song details of the album), are prepped
and ready to bring their innovative take on the mandolin and music back to
Pittsburgh. The trio can capture the touching tones of jazz legend Bill Evans
while jumping seamlessly into drum 'n' bass infused crunch within a song.
Joining them are another trio of intrepid sonic adventurers, traveling the
innermost heartfelt realms of ballad to the spaced out avant-garde darkness.
When you hear The Slip, you hear three people asking you to listen, without
prejudice, to see what happens.
Getting things started are one of
the most awe-inspiring young acts to come around in a while. The five-piece
known as Lotus, self-described as Organic Ambient Trance Funk, present a lush
sweeping sound with a solid beat rolling throughout. Perfect for fans of
Sound Tribe Sector 9, The New Deal, and the Disco Biscuits.
If the trio of bands weren't reason
enough to head out to Millvale, check this out:
YOU COULD WIN:
(2) passes to the
Good Music Festival & Campout, 5/15/03 - 5/18/03 featuring Galactic, Gov't
Mule, Dark Star Orchestra, Keller Williams, Jazz Mandolin Project and at least
12 other artists
one of (2) copies of JMP's latest
release Jungle Tango
---sign up at the show for your
entry into the raffle for these amazing prizes
-- free drinks with proper identification
ART OPENING -- if
you have been to Mr. Small's previously, get ready for a whole new view of the
space as its transformed by multiple local artists into a thriving environment
of creation. If you haven't, you are truely in for a surprise when you
witness some of the amazing creativity blossoming in Pittsburgh in a venue
that is beyond comparison. Work will be interspersed throughout the Theatre,
on stage, on the inner walls, and in an adjoining gallery.
FOR COMPLETE SERIES INFO VISIT:
Saturday, April 12th
the Groups featuring live MC
Presented by ACCESS MAGAZINE
8:00pm / 412.821.4447 / All Ages
Thursday, April 24th
Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th
Squonk Opera, Hearts & Science,
Sugar Daddy & The Big-Boned Girls, Kevin Finn, Local Honey, The Last Town
Wednesday, May 7th and Thursday, May 8th