“We weren’t only honoring Professor Dorsey—this was a major event introduced by the first Black mayor of the city, and it needed to be outstanding.”
The Kind’s slick, glammy 80s records caught on locally, but their high-energy late-70s power pop barely made it to vinyl.
One of the hardest-gigging groups in the city’s early-80s jazz-fusion scene reunited in 2016.
The Moondogs gigged hard for a few years in the late 70s and early 80s, and these beloved country rockers have played a reunion show as recently as 2012.
UTB mastermind Andre Gibson used years of free sessions with Columbia College audio engineering students to develop his far-reaching hybrid style.
The Mugicians recorded their epic, spiraling songs in their parents’ basements—and in the North Shore mansion of the cofounder of Jovan Musk.