CHRISTIAN SCOTT ATUNDE ADJUAH
A brilliantly idiosyncratic trumpeter and Stretch Music pioneer shows off his ravishing “whisper technique.”
The adventurous Scottish post-punk ensemble performs its score for the film “Atomic: Living In Dread and Promise.”
KINGS OF LEON
The Kings have mainstreamed it a bit lately; still, hard to resist the dissonance of an alt-rock band playing an arena crowd.
The Lone Bellow’s frontman goes solo, giving ample play to his beautiful, piercing tenor and highly personal songwriting.
(Old Town School of Folk Music)
The Tuvan vocal and instrumental trio brings dual-tone “throat singing” to a new and gasp-inducing level.
Robert Rodi is an author, spoken-word performer and musician who has served as Newcity’s Music Editor since 2014. He’s written more than a dozen books, including the travel memoir “Seven Seasons In Siena.” His jazz quintet recently completed a two-year residency at Uncommon Ground, and he regularly hosts a jazz singers’ jam at Lizard’s Liquid Lounge. His literary and music criticism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Salon, The Huffington Post and many other national and regional publications.