Jimmy Cliff First Avenue, Minneapolis Thursday, September 19, 2013 The legendary Jimmy Cliff made a most triumphant return after 25 years to the First Avenue stage last night. It a late-summer evening filled with joy, incredible music and a thorough history as he told the story via Jamaican music a ... More >>
Aaron Porter shows little concern for health and personal safety in the pursuit of his musical passions. The Prizefighters' guitarist and frontman recently took a pilgrimage to Kingston to explore the roots of the island's rich musical history. "I did the two things that you're not supposed to do if ... More >>
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Thirty-five years ago, a Chicago arts collective charted new territory in black music. Now, in a three-day retrospective, Minneapolis free-jazz explorers Douglas Ewart and Carei Thomas return to that land of possibilities.
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