Guitarists Chris Brokaw and Thalia Zedek of Come and former Dream
Syndicate frontman Steve Wynn will play at Boston's Mama Kin's on Monday night
(Mar. 4), presumably featuring songs Wynn and Come recorded together last year.
Monday night is the trio's only U.S. show; they depart Tuesday morning for
Oslo. Wynn arrives in Boston on today (Sat., Mar. 2) for two days of rehearsals
before the tour; the tunes Wynn recorded with Come last year are set for a May
release by Zero Hour.
Speaking of Come: Brokaw, a noted jazz aficionado,
was spotted at last night's Pharaoh Sanders' show at Cambridge's Regettabar.
Sanders, best known for his work on such latter-day John Coltrane projects as
Interstellar Space and Meditations, performed with his quartet.
While there were intermittent highlights - Sanders opened the first set with a
no-holds barred rendition of "The Creation of the Master Plan" from his album
Karma, the quartet seemed at times to get confused between displaying a
subtle grace (which they were very much capable of) and playing a tad
complacently. Still, on the whole, the evenings two sets were strong,
alternating between Sanders' trademark all-out assaults and the quartet's
calmer, but no less intense, version of such classics as "I Want To Talk About
You" and "Lazy Bird." (For anyone in the area, Sanders will be at the
Regettabar through Saturday night.) Oh, and for the record, Brokaw liked the