The Alchemists - Back To The Lab at Lilypad
1353 Cambridge Street
THE ALCHEMISTS are a Boston-based band of free jazz, genre-crossing musicians devoted to the art of collective improvisation.
What to expect: Melody-driven, inventively original songs devised on the spot by the hive mind of the band. A spicy concoction of avant-garde jazz, Latin rhythms, Indian beats, chamber music and other far-flung styles mixed with wild outbursts of multilayered sound. Whether we begin with a discernible tempo or tune - or no set patterns at all - we always let the music go where it wants to go.
"Each of The Alchemists improvs on Journey To The East [our second release] is like a circus act of music, teasing the listener with suspense about what kind of feat will come next. But an hour spent with this band leaves an impression that’s satisfying and sound; this is much more than just hearing great musicians being clever." - Steve Elman, online critic for The Arts Fuse....
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