There is something special when the worlds of rock and classical music collide. After months of preparation, the end products are only performed a handful of times, creating something truly unique for the lucky attendees. The Barn will feature a different rock / symphony fusion weekly over the next several weeks in a new feature: Symphony Sunday.
So technically, this is a jazz / orchestra fusion, but Medeski Martin & Wood are so beloved by rock and jam fans, I don't think it's too far off the mark. A compact set with a big sound, the 28 musicians and conductor David Campbell make MMW's late nineties atmospheric dance music even more dramatic. Outdoors, on a midsummer night, this was a collaboration for the ages.
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PNC Bank Arts Center
Where's Sly, Last Chance To Dance Trance (Perhaps), Lifebook, Dracula, Bubblehouse
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