Keyed up

Alex Kikuchi, a senior majoring in jazz studies, plays a solo on the alto saxophone in the song “Cheeks” as part of a jazz recital held at the Alfred Newman Recital Hall on Wednesday. Kikuchi is part of the Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra. The group performed both jazz standards and new compositions. Another jazz group […]

Influences on new BJM album run the gamut

With the release of its eleventh studio album Who Killed Sgt. Pepper, the Brian Jonestown Massacre has reinvented its sound once again. Throughout its nearly two-decade existence, the band has produced a diverse catalogue of albums crossing genres from folk rock to shoegaze to noise pop, all the while maintaining its authentic ’60s psychedelic aesthetic. […]