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Another year has passed and another group of St. Louis bands have assembled to pay tribute to their musical heroes at the seventh installment of An Under Cover Weekend at the Firebird.

Published in Reviews
Monday, 18 October 2010 10:53

Three into two won't go

As it happened, the highlight of Three Men and a Baby. . . Grand! was a provided by pianist John Boswell when he had the audience shout out song titles. He wrote them on a list, then performed a medley on the spot. I know this trick happens in places like The Big Bang and Jive and Wail all the time, but it still impresses me. How does a musician do that? Most important, how can so many different forms of music be woven into a coherent whole? In Boswell's case, it must be genetic because he told us his dad could do it too.

Published in Theater Reviews

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