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REVIEW: Reptet @ Luckey’s (Eugene, OR – 1/14/11)

17th Jan 11 (Mon) 1 comment

FYI… PHOTOS of the SHOW at the BOTTOM

A rare nice, non-rainy evening in Eugene on Friday… how do you start a show? You get your gear and head outsideReptet did just that… wearing drums and horns, they hit the street right outside Luckey’s to get the crowd pumped as well as bring in some surprised passersby.  After their Reptet-ization of a Chamillionaire song, they shuffled and bounced back inside, bringing more people in after them than were originally were in the bar.  First song, first stroke of genius.

This was the first show of their West Coast CD Release tour (see dates below).  Their 4th studio album AT THE CABIN just came out, and after a couple spins… I’m totally digging it.  Great fun-romp of a jazz sextet.  A little bit of goofing around, a little bit of standard following mixed with standard setting, and a little bit of punk & experimental sensibilities with a solid rhythm section.  To me, this is what a jazz combo from (my) young generation should be like.  Plus I’m a sucker for brass & reed-based jazz…

Reptet is made up of Samantha Boshnack (trumpet & vox), Chris Credit (sax/clarinet/flute), Izaak Mills (sax/clarinet/flute & vox/fake phone calls), Nelson Bell (trombone/sousaphone), Tim Carey (acoustic & electric bass), and John Ewing (drums & vox).  They played about 70 minutes, and hit a few unidentified songs, but here are the ones I know they played…

Setlist:

  • Chamillionaire on the street
  • Zeppo
  • Snow Leopard x 3
  • unknown
  • Skcorcissalc
  • Something Like What.
  • brains
  • Fish Market

They ended about 15 minutes ’til midnight, and while I wanted to stick around for Eugene-based jazz combo Eleven Eyes, I had to call it a night.  Thanks for making Eugene a part of your CD release tour, Reptet!  See you again soon!

more photos below

The Appropriate Linkage:

Check out more tour dates below.

~Dan – np: ReptetAt the Cabin

REPTET PHOTOS
all pictures (cc) 2011 Daniel Temmesfeld,
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Tour Dates

  • Friday January 14th at Lucky’s Club in Eugene OR – 10 pm, $5
  • Sunday January 16th at Jub Jub’s Thirsty Parlor in Reno, NV -10 pm, free
  • Monday January 17th at The Press Club in Sacramento, CA – 9 pm, $5 (w/ Harley White Jr. Orchestra and The Flower Vato
  • Wednesday January 19th at TAIX 321 Lounge in Echo Park (LA), CA – 10 pm, free
  • Thursday January 20th at ResBox – The Steve Allen Theater at The Center For Inquiry in Los Angeles, CA – 8 pm $10 general, $5 CFI Members
  • Friday, January 21st at Live Culture in Santa Barbara, CA – 9 pm, free
  • Saturday January 22nd at Cafe Van Kleef in Oakland, CA – 9 pm, $5
  • Sunday January 23rd at Applegate River Lodge in Jacksonville, OR – $10

Reptet review coming soon…

15th Jan 11 (Sat) Leave a comment

Über-busy past week and weekend ahead of me, but I made time to check out the f’in awesome Reptet show last night at Luckey’s in Eugene.

Photos and thoughts by Monday at the latest.  Check them out on their West Coast CD Release tour (FB event link) for their 4th CD – At the Cabin.

~Dan

REPTET ::West Coast CD Release Tour 2011::

15th Dec 10 (Wed) Leave a comment

Seattle jazz sextet REPTET is at it again, following up their 7″ vinyl single Agendacide from late 2009 with a new full-length album – entitled At the Cabin. It’s set for release on the Artists Recording Collective on January 11, 2011.

They’re hitting the road in support of the new CD, and Eugene is the first stop! Yippie!  http://reptet.com/

Friday, January 14 10:00 pm
Luckey’s Club
Eugene, OR, United States


Monday, January 17
The Press Club
Sacramento, CA, United States


Tuesday, January 18 6:00 pm
Live Culture
Santa Barabara, CA, United States


Wednesday, January 19 10:00 pm
Taix 321 Lounge
Los Angeles, CA, United States
http://www.taixfrench.com/321lounge.html


Thursday, January 20 8:00 pm
ResBox – The Steve Allen Theater at The Center For Inquiry
Los Angeles, CA, United States
http://steveallentheater.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=318543


Friday, January 21 8:00 pm
CODA
San Francisco, CA, United States
http://www.codalive.com/


Saturday, January 22 9:00 pm
Cafe Van Kleef
Oakland, CA, United States
http://www.cafevankleef.com

For more info, check out http://reptet.com/

~Dan – np: John ZornInterzone

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