City Slang: This week at Trinosophes

March 25, 2014
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City Slang: This week at Trinosophes

This Wednesday, March 26, Trinosophes hosts the Bobby Bradford Quartet with Frode Gjerstad, Ingebrigt Haaker Flaten and Frank Rosaly. They say, “Trumpeter Bobby Bradford moved from Mississippi to Texas in 1946, where he met a young Ornette Coleman. They were reunited in LA in 1953, a little before Coleman’s pivotal breakthrough. Bradford was drafted...
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City Slang: Coming soon at Trinosophes

March 13, 2014
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City Slang: Coming soon at Trinosophes

This Saturday, March 15, Trinosophes hosts Middle Eastern music ensemble Safaafir (Amir and Dena El Saffar) They say, “Safaafir is a name that evokes the ancient art of coppersmithing in Iraq. Soug al-Safaafir, or the coppersmiths’ market, is memorable for the din of hammers on copper and the glowing beauty of each creation. The...
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City Slang: This week at Trinosophes

January 22, 2014
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This Friday, January 24, Trinosophes hosts Tony Holland with Djallo Djakate, Joel Peterson and Clarence Williams. They say, “A member of the front-line of Detroit’s legendary Griot Galaxy, saxophonist Tony Holland is debuting this new group as part of Friday avant-jazz series. A fiery player on all the saxophones, he has been featured on...
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City Slang: This weekend at Trinosophes

January 8, 2014
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City Slang: This weekend at Trinosophes

On Friday, January 10, Trinosophes hosts the Kenn Thomas Quartet with Skeeter Shelton, Kurt Prisbe and Joel Peterson. Doors are at 7. Suggested cover is $10, but $20 gets you dinner too. They say, “Pianist Kenn Thomas did an early stint in Detroit’s legendary Griot Galaxy and then largely disappeared from the scene for...
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City Slang: Coming up at Trinosophes

January 3, 2014
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City Slang: Coming up at Trinosophes

Trinosophes reopens on Friday, January 3 for the first of its Detroit avant jazz series of the new year, with Skeeter C.R. Shelton’s Spectrum 3 with Maxie Arthur and Khaleelah performing. “One of the great musicians of the Detroit creative music scene, Skeeter C.R. Shelton is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and uniquely emotive saxophonist who...
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City Slang: This weekend at Trinosophes

December 5, 2013
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City Slang: This weekend at Trinosophes

This Saturday, December 7, Trinosophes will host the Nakatani Gong Orchestra. The band features Tatsuya Nakatani, Dave Shettler, Marko Novachcoff, Jay Rowe, Joel Peterson, Josh Ferrel, Clara Hardie, James Baljo, Clem Fortuna and others. The venue says, “Every time Tatsuya comes to town it’s an event, but this time the virtuoso percussionist has put...
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City Slang: This week at Trinosophes

October 17, 2013
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City Slang: This week at Trinosophes

Elizabeth Ward’s Vitus Dance practice performance is just one of the highlights at Trinosophes this week. According to the venue, “This is a 15-minute performance practice at 7:30 pm by dancer-in-residence Elizabeth Ward — stop in and check it out on Third Thursday, and then move on to other venues! Dancer Elizabeth Ward presents...
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Pere Ubu at Trinosophes

September 20, 2013
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Pere Ubu at Trinosophes

Influential underground punk rock band Pere Ubu is playing Trinosphes tonight – Friday, September 20. The Cleveland band has close ties to Detroit, and we don’t just mean geographically; front man David Thomas sang with the reformed DKT-MC5 for a while back in the mid-2000’s. A statement reads, “Pere Ubu return with their first...
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