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Philadelphia review: “a bang-up occasion”!

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  Russell and Bob and NEXUS received a very nice notice in the the Philadelphia Inquirer. David Patrick Stearns’ entertaining review enjoys covering this “bang-up occasion” – the 85th birthday tribute to Alan Abel on November 16th. The stage was so full of “instrumental hardware”, it was a case of “marimba gridlock”!

NEXUS in Philadelphia November 9 to 16

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Hard on the heels of NEXUS’ beautiful Toronto concert at Walter Hall and recording session at Noble Street Studios with Sepideh Raissadat, the fab four are now heading to Philadelphia for a busy week of concerts, coachings and clinics.

The NEXUS Book of Yorkers

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Yorker (yor’ ker)  n.  a thought-provoking phrase or comment made by participants during the two-week residency of NEXUS at York University in July/August 1973. editing the essay Click HERE to download Part 1 of the book, and HERE to download Part 2.

From the Archives #9: NEXUS and Atom Egoyan

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In October 1996, NEXUS celebrated their 25th anniversary with an appearance in Toronto with members of the Steve Reich ensemble, accompanying images by the highly acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan.

NEXUS Cover Art #7: Voices

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The NEXUS CD Voices was released in 1994. It features NEXUS with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Peter Bay. NEXUS is delighted to be performing with Maestro Bay once again this year, on April 1st and 2nd in Austin, Texas!  In addition to his duties with the Austin Symphony, Maestro Bay is Music Director… Read more »

Gifts!

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December is glowing: Hanukah candles, Christmas trees, Kwanzaa lights, Solstice and New Year preparations. Gifts and music are a major part of the celebrations and it has me thinking about the gifted artists in NEXUS and their offerings, ranging from choral to kids.

NEXUS Cover Art #6: “Changes”

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Following our blog post about Michael Craden‘s cover art on the NEXUS recording Garden of Sounds (with Richard Stoltzman), we heard from Nick Moreau at the Art Gallery of Peel here in Canada in downtown Brampton, Ontario. The Art Gallery has a Michael Craden work in its permanent collection.

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