Polygraph Lounge

Thursday, April 30, 2009

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Polygraph Lounge -- the duo of Mark Stewart and Rob Schwimmer -- perform "Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda," their freewheeling trip through music history from Beethoven through Stravinsky, Monk, Glass and beyond. Recorded live in the Jerome L. Greene space on April 30th 2009.

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Comments [2]

So, the guy with the reed. It's not Evan. And when Mark starts in with what looks to be a recorder, and the melodies take on the Jewish inflection, again, I think Zorn; but where is a yarmulke and where are the tzit-tzit, or maybe I am behind the times and he went Episcopalian.

It's got to be Zorn.

This video at least temporarily has pulled me out of a deep local weather-related - so like not a Tsunami - funk of the first order.


But, pleeze, tell me who is the guy on the reed instrument.

Mar. 01 2010 06:48 PM

I am watching right now. Mark and Rob are hysterical. I am trying to guess the guy on the reed instrument. Could be John Zorn with a facelift. Now a guy with a flute and a whole bunch kids.

This is terrific, fantastic!!

So, I can watch it. But if you take it down, then it's gone.

So, it would be better if it were a download.

I mean, I can record it. In fact I did record it. So, I will have it. It's not great, but it's not nothing.

A download would hurt no one, and it would add to the value of WQXR.

Mar. 01 2010 05:20 PM

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