A concert band doesn’t have to groove. The level of syncopation in hip-hop and rock riffage, owing to its lineage back to jazz and Bo Diddley’s re-interpretation of West African drumming, is outside the scope of what most middle and high school concert bands attempt. But aesthetic politics and prejudices run deep.
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This collection of portraits and strange sitings brought Tucker Leary back to photography as his art form while he sold his talents to the fashion industry.
Revere Rock City is a compilation of bands from the greater-greater Boston area. All proceeds buy new instruments Garfield Middle School’s rock ensemble program.
For the Dog Thoughts sessions, Bellwire worked with Andy Fordyce, a music professor and jazz drummer with a penchant for fringe music.