Monthly Archives: July 2010

Bando Tamasaburo – the most popular and celebrated “onnagata” currently on the Kabuki stage!

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Bandō Tamasaburō V (五代目 坂東 玉三郎 Godaime Bandō Tamasaburō?) (b. 1950) is a Kabuki actor, and the most popular and celebrated onnagata (an actor specializing in female roles) currently on stage. He has also acted in a handful of films.

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Who is Anima Anonima? P.1

Interview by Jim Hoey

(courtesy of Anima Anonima)

Anima Anonima light up the stage as a trio, ideally, or when their drummer isn’t available, they go it as a duo. What results is a barrage of creeping sonic exploration, mixing an array of effects, noisemakers, live vocals, delay, samples and live drumming with drop beats and jungle tangled together, to form cinematic rock-disco soundscapes that might find you dancing or zoning off, perhaps simultaneously. Embedded in the neighborhood of South Williamsburg for years, they can mix anything into a noisy beat and bounce it out to a crowd live, electronica with real multi-instrumentalists at the helm. Here’s what Heidi and Gus had to say about Hope St. in Brooklyn, MIDI machines, electroclash, sleeping with spiders, and possibly-poisonous Catholic convents…

Can you talk about the beginnings of Anima Anonima?

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Music listings – 7/26 through 8/1

1. Darius Jones Trio

Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Time: 8:30pm
Venue: The Roulette (20 Greene St, NY)
Ticket: $15
Genre: Jazz

Darius Jones Trio
Adam Lane: Bass
Jason Nazary: Drums
Darius Jones: Alto Sax and Composition

Darius Jones is a Brooklyn-based alto saxophonist, composer, and producer. He joined the New York music community in 2005 after living and studying in Richmond, Va. Jones graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelors in Jazz Studies in 2003 and received a Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance/Composition from New York University in 2008. He received an Advanced Certificate in New Music Education at…(more)

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