With the Carla Bley Trio, a jazz legend’s gravitas descends on the Cistern


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The familiarity among the Carla Bley Trio makes for easy listening

There’s very little that Carla Bley hasn’t done during her near-60-year career. In the 1960s, the pianist, composer and bandleader was one of the most important figures in the free jazz movement, standing with giants like Ornette Coleman, Pharoah Sanders and Cecil Taylor as they all explored the limits of what jazz, and music in general, could do.

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The Spoleto Finale survives rain and a new venue in a return to greatness

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A third venue in as many years and ominous skies threatening tornados can’t stop Charleston’s best event. No need to bury the lede — the Spoleto Finale is back. Despite pounding rain (seek shelter!) a few songs into Benny Starr’s set, the show went on. (Starr did ask for it, teasing the release of his […]

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