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  • Matt Frazao, Out of Your Head co-founder

    Matt Frazao, Out of Your Head co-founder
    Originally from West Hartford, Conn., Matt Frazao moved to Baltimore to attend The Peabody Conservatory, where he earned a degree in classical guitar performance. At the start of 2009, he co-founded the Out of Your Head music collective with bassist Adam Hopkins to help expand the creative music scene in Baltimore. Frazao, 31, now co-curates the series with Jon Birkholz, arranging for groups of musicians who have never rehearsed or played together before to perform sets of improvised, original music. Along the way, Frazao has been playing and recording with several other bands including Soul Cannon, Quartet Offensive and many more. This week, the Baltimore musician talks to b about wobble bass, delicious sandwiches and more.
  • Jayne Cortez dies at 78; poet and performance artist

    Jayne Cortez dies at 78; poet and performance artist
    Before the ashes and the anguish, before the 1965 riots and the spotlight of attention that followed, there was a pocket of people already fighting for Watts. They fought for the arts and for the black community from a building on Grandee Avenue and...

    Album review: Atoms for Peace, 'Amok'

    Album review: Atoms for Peace, 'Amok'
    2.5 stars (out of 4) There’s a skip to Thom Yorke’s step from the get-go on his first album with Atoms for Peace, the side project the Radiohead singer introduced on tour in 2009-10. Atoms for Peace includes the Red Hot Chili Peppers&...

    Living in dangerous times

    Living in dangerous times
    The prospect of interviewing Don DeLillo produces a certain anxiety. DeLillo, one of the most heralded American novelists of the past 40 years, has a reputation for being inaccessible, emotionally and otherwise. While by no means a recluse like J.D....

    Jazz bass legend Charlie Haden yearns to perform again

    Jazz bass legend Charlie Haden yearns to perform again
    The revered jazz bassist Charlie Haden hopes he can give a brief speech when he picks up his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy the day before the Grammys are broadcast on Feb. 10. But Haden sometimes has difficulty speaking, and...