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Skin-deep

As John Lennon so perfectly put it, life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. Oklahoma singer-songwriter Sherree Chamberlain knows this all too well. Back in late 2011, she successfully ran a Kickstarter campaign to fund what would be her second full-length album, released in the first half of 2012. Two

Brian Haas / Matt Chamberlain — Frames

That an artist would become enamored with divination after moving to the sprawling, mountain-laden countryside on the outskirts of Santa Fe, N.M., makes perfect sense. So, too, does Frames.  While not improvised, per se, the album does toe the line between boundlessness and structure. A methodically composed exercise through the tempered scale, Frames clocks in

Frame of mind

Brian Haas wasn’t always a jazz musician. The Tulsa native and Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey ringleader was instead trained from a young age to play classical piano. Even within the more structured confines of classical music, though, Haas has always been an improviser at heart. “I would always get super nervous before competitions or recitals,”

Wolf pact

It’s not who you know, but how you know them. Phil Chamberlain, drummer for North Carolina metalcore quintet To Speak of Wolves, knows that as well as anyone, and he has an impressive in with the scene: His brother fronts the revered Christian metal band Underoath — not that he and his fellow Wolves have

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