THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Jazz

Band is going places, without a road map

Syncopated Taint Septet skirts boundaries and expectations

By Kevin Lowenthal
Globe Correspondent / October 22, 2006

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

Imagine the swagger and squawk of the World Saxophone Quartet meeting the tricky New Orleans funk of the Meters. You're halfway there. Now add James Brown's horn section jamming with Jimmy Smith's Hammond B3 organ. Closer still. Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet summons up all those and more, a patchwork of influences -- from jazz to rock to hip-hop -- that ... (Full article: 609 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass