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06.24.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
From time to time, �this blog likes to point out awesome album art of particular local interest, so I'm thrilled to add another one to the pile: The strikingly literal cover of the self-titled release from the trombone ensemble Skeleton Crew, which I will now picture every time I see the Milwaukee skyline: The band plays River Rhythms tonight. ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Tonight @ Pere Marquette Park River Rhythms, 6:30 p.m.

Shaking up the standard makeup of most cookie-cutter jazz bands that typically include a sax or a trumpet, Skeleton Crew boasts an arsenal of four trombones for their horn section. The trombones allow for more variety in their material, as Skeleton Crew tend to play a mix of swing, jazz, Latin and rock on any given night. Accompanied by two vocalists, piano, bass and drums, the trombone-grounded ensemble shows off its versatility by proudly pushing...

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