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Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Sept. 10, Jazz in the Park w/ Chicago Afrobeat Project @ Cathedral Square Park, 6:30 p.m.All Afrobeat bands owe some debt to genre pioneer Fela Kuti, but the Chicago Afrobeat Project is particularly beholden to his legacy. The group’s recent album, (A) Move to Silent Unrest...
06.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The longstanding knock against Milwaukee�s popular Jazz in the Park concert series is that it rarely books any �real jazz,� which is code for the kind of classic-era Blue Note, hard-bop and cool jazz that the biggest genre enthusiasts love most. Much to the chagrin of these jazz buffs, Jazz in the Park is heavy on funky, Afro-Cuban, salsa-spiked, Blues Hammer-ish, adult-contemporary fusion, but, o...
Friday, Jan. 4, 2008

Tonight @ Miramar Theatre - 8:00 PM

All Afrobeat bands owe some debt to genre pioneer Fela Kuti, but the Chicago Afrobeat Project is particularly beholden to his legacy. The group's latest collection, Move to Silent Unrest, even features cover art painted by G. Lemi, the artist who designed many of Kuti's albums.

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