Scott Medvin

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  • 11 years ago | Concerts

    If the jam scene has a supergroup, it's Garaj Mahal. Guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque has accompanied icons like Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Holland, and Sting. Keys master Eric Levy learned music theory from Haque while studying music at Northern Illinois ...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    For its Speed of Surround tour this past October, Perpetual Groove decided to push sound technology further than it had been pushed before. At concert halls up and down the East Coast, the band staged the first completely 5.1 Surround Sound tour i...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    When Motown and Jamaican music collided in the late '60s in the soulful sounds of Bob Marley and the Wailers, it started down the path of what would eventually branch out into ska, rocksteady, roots, dub, dancehall, and ragga. The storied, larger-...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    It seems like every kind of traditional and ethnic music is ripe to be mixed with modern electronica to form some new genre-warping musical experiment. Oi Va Voi hopes that it can repeat Tabla Beat Science's success with Indian classical music and...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    College campuses are the perfect place for a concert: There's guaranteed to be a young crowd up for a good party. Sometimes you'll even find some good music brought in by a campus radio station. But more often than not, big events at So-and-So Sta...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Like many young people, Robert Walter took classical piano lessons as a child, practicing the requisite number of hours to satisfy parental whims. But unlike those who became distracted and dropped their musical education, Walter continued, attend...