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Music
An Improvised Beat: Jesse Quebbeman Turley Drums His Way to Composition

An Improvised Beat: Jesse Quebbeman Turley Drums His Way to Composition

You could say Jesse Quebbeman-Turley prefers the improvised life, but likes to play with structure. Like a true jazz musician, he goes with the flow and acts on impulse. He lives his life “as an indie band would.” He’s not interested in being the genius; he takes pleasure in collaborative work and thrives in the...

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Contemplations of the Beyond: NOVA Chamber Music Series

Contemplations of the Beyond: NOVA Chamber Music Series

One of our New Year’s resolutions here at 15 Bytes is to re-focus some of our attention on Utah’s music scene. You’ll find a couple of articles in the January edition, out early next week. This weekend NOVA, one of the 15 Bytes underwriters that make our coverage of music in Utah possible, will be...

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NOVA Performs Season's First Gallery Series Concert This Sunday

NOVA Performs Season’s First Gallery Series Concert This Sunday

Last year NOVA Chamber Music Series expanded their programming by adding a Gallery Series. This Sunday, NOVA presents the second season of the Gallery Series at Finch Lane with the final installment of Beethoven’s complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano, paired with newer works by Wolfgang Rihm, performed (again) by Utah Symphony Associate Concertmaster Kathryn...

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Utah Chamber Artists: Crossings

Utah Chamber Artists: Crossings

After spending the summer touring the churches and cathedrals of Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic, the Utah Chamber Artists are ready begin their season at home in Salt Lake City’s cathedral.

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Governor's Artist Awards - Roland Lee and Craig Jessop

Governor’s Artist Awards – Roland Lee and Craig Jessop

This week, Roland Lee and Craig Jessop were honored with a Governor’s Artist Award medal at the Governor’s Mansion in Salt Lake City. The awards are given annually to a visual artist and performing artist who “have made significant contributions to the arts in Utah.” Governor Gary Herbert and First Lady Jeanette Herbert made the presentations...

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Utah Chamber Artists' Voices

Utah Chamber Artists’ Voices

by Jannifer Hemingway Wood The Cathedral of the Madeleine opened its doors Monday evening to members in the community to come and enjoy not only the inspiring beauty of its structure, but as well, the stunning and moving talent of the Utah Chamber Artists and other musical guests under the direction of Dr. Barlow Bradford....

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Time to Move the Music Indoors

Time to Move the Music Indoors

As summer begins to simmer, so does outdoor concert season. We’ve had our fun in the sun, but performers are moving back indoors as are audiences. The temps may be cooling down, but the regular concert season is just warming up. Here are some big concerts sneaking up sooner than you think in Salt Lake...

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Eric Rich Collective Wednesday Night

Eric Rich Collective Wednesday Night

If you’ve been in Salt Lake City at all this summer you’ve seen them — the hordes of bearded and ironically mustachioed hipster kids riding their bikes around town. But one of their number stands out: Eric Rich, who hauls an upright piano with him on his way to the Farmer’s Market or other outdoor...

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Erykah Badu at Twilight Concert Series

Erykah Badu at Twilight Concert Series

by Robert Swift-Rodriguez photos by Zoë and Robert Rodriguez.   Thursday night’s crowd was much smaller than for many of the other acts of this summer’s Twilight Concert Series, and many of Erykah Badu’s fans were older than previous audiences. Lots of white wine drinkers, if you know what I mean. Still, they were just...

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Charlotte Bell: Artist Profile

Charlotte Bell: Artist Profile

Charlotte Bell’s striking silver hair hangs to the middle of her back, her voice is quiet, and she walks with anticipation: pointing to the towering trees, florets of allium, and the neighborhood’s 100-year-old roses. Walking with her feels oddly like stepping out of Salt Lake—the noise and rush—into reflective space. Camille Pack talks with the...

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Twilight: Belle and Sebastian and Blitzen Trapper

Twilight: Belle and Sebastian and Blitzen Trapper

Nothing quite says “Hot town, summer in the city” in Salt Lake City like the Twilight Concert Series, which launched its 2013 season on Thursday with Glasgow indie-pop band, Belle and Sebastian, and Portland’s Blitzen Trapper.  An estimated 14,000 fans happily braved the near 100 degree heat, turning Pioneer Park into an urban music festival...

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15 Bytes reveals "Utah's 15"

15 Bytes reveals “Utah’s 15″

If you missed our awards reception at Finch Lane Friday night you were not privy to the winners of our new program “Utah’s 15 Most Influential Artists”. These past couple months we asked our readership to nominate the artists they felt have changed the cultural landscape of our fine state. You responded in a big...

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