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The Merry Frolics of Satan

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The Merry Frolics of Satan

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Phillip Johnston
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a B+

Saxist Johnston is a conceptualist with a sense of humor and history. Here, he and the Transparent Quartet present spirited music for short films by silent-cinema pioneer Georges Melies. Jazz wriggles in, as do cabaret, klezmer, avant garde, and pop stylings evocative of the early 20th century, sounding fresh on the brink of the 21st. B+

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