The second installment of the Spectrum Ensemble took place at the Whole Shebang in South Philadelphia. In contrast to the Rotunda performance, smaller groups of musicians performed sets of improvised music, occasionally joining forces in bigger groups and making a bigger sound. The Ensemble features musicians from the core Archer Spade(Dan Blacksberg, Nick Millevoi), Kud… Continue reading Archer Spade Presents Spectrum Ensemble at The Whole Shebang
Featuring 24 of Philadelphia’s Outest Musicians, the brainchild of Dan Blacksberg and Nick Millevoi played a series of Sunday Matinee concerts in and around The City Of Brotherly Love. The ensemble featured musicians from the core Archer Spade(Dan Blacksberg, Nick Millevoi), Kud (Jesse Kudler), Van Sutra (Julius Masri and George Draguns), Sirius JuJu, Bender /… Continue reading Archer Spade Presents: Spectrum Ensemble at The Rotunda
Carbonara’s music draws on an array of rich musical styles from Andalusian Roma-Flamenco to Hindustani classical. Over the years he has developed a unique exalted pidgin style of playing that covers a wide emotional terrain from meditative calm to restless unease by combining self-taught, free form classical and flamenco techniques with those learned from formal… Continue reading Eric Carbonara
In March, Philadelphia based guitarist Eric Carbonara released Tributes and Diatribes with harpist Jesse Sparhawk on VHF Records. Told in the form of solo instrumental guitar, Carbonaraʼs lyrical playing offers the listener seven personal autobiographical narratives that play out as carefully shaped thematic song poems. Carbonaraʼs playing draws on an array of rich musical styles… Continue reading Tributes & Diatribes: Eric Carbonara
Eric Carbonara played a set of his solo electric guitar music for the crowds at Ortlieb’s in Northern Liberties. Carbonara is a Philadelphia Guitarist and an audio engineer.