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A suite comissioned through Chamber Music America's Jazz New Works grant, the Collected Unconscious, by leader Russ Gershon, is recorded and awaiting some overdubs and a final mix. We are hoping to have it out as a CD before the end of 2013.
Next up: Mahmoud Ahmed and the E/O March 24: Regattabar, Cambridge MA March 25: Amherst College, Amherst MA Ethiopia's most beloved singer joins the E/O for two shows. A superstar at home and in the Ethiopian community, the Rbar show is a remarkable opportunity to hear him in a small club; the Amherst show will be in a modest sized concert h
The E/O has been invited to return to Addis Ababa to be the centerpiece of a tribute to Ethiopia's maestro of the 1930's-70's, Nerses Nalbandian. Mr. Nalbandian was THE Maestro of Ethiopia from the 1930s to the 1970s. To help fund the May 2011 trip, we have created a Kickstarter.com "crowdfunding" site.