On a summer night last July BOMBlog contributor Richard Goldstein came across something out of the ordinary in a Chelsea gallery, among Bill Beckley’s photographs was experimental folk musician Sam Amidon. Intrigued, Goldstein picked Amidon’s brain about free-jazz, the history of American folk music, and the skills you can pick up on a beach in Nova Scotia.
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Keyboard-to-keyboard and back-to-back, Thomas Bartlett and Nico Muhly shared an island of two piano benches swaying out compositions as one musician. They were surrounded by pools of lamp light on The Kitchen stage last week and accompanied by a host of collaborators from ACME strings, The National, to Sam Amidon. Read on for more and a video of the performance, after the jump.
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