Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hookahrmonium Improv

By Mark Gresham | 26 Jun 2010 HOOKAHRMONIUM* (hookah + harmonium) is the name I’ve coined for the melodicas that Klimchak and Stuart Gerber are playing with the long tube extensions to the normal mouthpiece, allowing them to have […]

Bridging the Venue Gap

A pair of underpasses along Atlanta’s proposed Beltline become improvised amphitheaters for drumming duos. by Mark Gresham | 12 Jun 2010 OVERARCHING THEME: Keith Leslie and Klimchak improvise in front of a lively mural gracing an abutment under the […]

Birds of a Feather

by Mark Gresham Last night’s performance by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus unveiled a pair of world premieres by composers Jennifer Higdon and Michael Gandolfi, placing them on the front burner ahead of intermission, and leaving one of […]