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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

Edmond's UCO Jazz Lab thriving after five years


Music

Charles Martin
The University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab is doing its part to keep jazz in the public eye and foster young talent.   Currently, the Edmond-based venue is undergoing renovations and continues to bri...
 
Thursday, February 1, 2007

Visiting OKC, DJ AM insists he's no celebrity


Music

Joshua Michael Torres
Despite being a tabloid fixture thanks to a short-lived engagement with socialite Nicole Richie, modesty is the name of the game for DJ AM.   "I am not famous," he said. "I am just a DJ and have not d...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Genre-hopping Webber among OKC's best vocalists


Music

Jay C. Upchurch
Carrie Webber is part rock, pop, folk, blues, funk and country. Even if she's hard to label, one well-respected local music source said she's the real deal.   "Whatever Carrie decides to sing " no mat...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

With new CD Of Montreal makes OKC tour stop


Music

Charles Martin
Of Montreal's latest album, "Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?," is among the most seductive and danceable of Kevin Barnes' career, yet comes from the most painful period in his life.   "I was goi...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

OKC recording studio owner says time, money make great music


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Henry McMinn of Oklahoma City's Audyssey Studios said the hardest thing about recording other people's music is the people themselves.   "Everybody's got the McDonald's and Wal-Mart mentality: They wa...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

OKC DJ offers live lunchtime mixes on radio


Music

Joshua Michael Torres
DJ Switch has spun his way out of the club and onto the radio with Friday afternoon's "Beats for Lunch" program on KVSP-FM 103.5.   Program director for Perry Broadcasting Terry Monday said Switch's w...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

Norman Beatles experts focus on instruments


Music

Michael Franco
Among the speakers at The Beatles Weekend in Norman in February were author Andy Babiuk and collector Russ Lease.   Babiuk wrote the definitive book on The Beatles' instruments, "Beatles Gear: All the...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

Mixing classical and jazz, quartet plans Oklahoma performance


Music

Emily Jerman
St. Louis-based experimental jazz quartet Bach to the Future is apt to perform Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" with an Afro-Cuban flow " and the possibility of a laser zap thrown in for good meas...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

Folk dancers perform international numbers in OKC


Music

Timothy Bradford
Slava, the Oklahoma City International Folk Dancers' performance group, has performed dancers from around the world since the early Eighties.   Joan Chambers, who has been folk dancing since 1968, sai...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

DJ Funke says mixing for OKC's Bricktown no different than Vegas


Music

Joshua Michael Torres
DJ Graham Funke has played parties for Marilyn Manson, Jack Osbourne and porn star Jenna Jameson. But Oklahoma City is no different.   "Honestly I'm gonna give the same level of performance for either...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007
 
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