Category Archives: Music & Meaning

Three Story Sandbox

Three Story Sandbox—the new release from jazz veterans Scott Robinson, Janice Borla, and Jack Mouse (left to right below)—manages to sound ancient and electronic, avant garde and traditional, world-musicky and rock-solid American all at once, and without sounding like a … Continue reading

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Gospel Extravaganza 28

The 28th Annual Gospel Extravaganza happens this February 6th in Pfeiffer Hall on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. This year it features rising gospel star Anita Wilson, who’ll spend the day doing workshops with three gospel choirs. … Continue reading

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Kevin Andrew Prchal: New Songs with Deep, Old Echoes

Some song writers have a knack for writing songs both clearly contemporary but also really old.  Their sound is new but anchored so deeply in some ancient American memory, it seems the songs could have existed 200 years ago.  Think of The … Continue reading

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