There’s been a spate of folk-music legends coming to town of late; Koloc is the one who’s been here all along.
CASSANDRA WILSON AND LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ
(Old Town School)
The smoldering jazz chanteuse and scorching Irish soul singer cook up an unlikely but irresistible rapport.
The multi-genre composer-pianist teams with players from the CSO for his audacious chamber piece “Time, Place, Action.”
The edgy, uber-urbane jazz singer performs material from his transformative Christmas album, “The Beautiful Day.”
KACY & CLAYTON
Kacy Anderson’s bell-like voice and Clayton Linthicum’s plangent strumming find the Appalachian heart in even the most cynical breast.
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.