JaLaLa takes That Old Mercer Magic on the Road

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JaLaLa has hit the road. After much scheduling and rescheduling, the ladies of JaLaLa finally managed to find some windows and fill them with their music. NYC seemed the logical place to play, but they felt it best to “warm up” the show in fields just outside city limits. After their debut in February at Walter Veasley’s Jazz Bass in Reading, PA, it seemed likely that the show was going to work. […] Read more »

Moss named in DownBeat’s Best of the 2000s

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With a new decade dawning, DownBeat looked back at the top recordings and pervasive music-industry trends of the last 10 years. Their retrospective study includes a complete listing of all the 5-star and 4.5-star reviews published in these pages since the turn of the century. As Fred Bouchard wrote in that notable review, “Innovative vocal ensembles are a rare bread, and Moss is sui generis …. The stately pace of this debut […] Read more »