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Concert Thu Jul 27 2006

Seeing Reds

Usually, the rock flute is reserved for Jethro Tull jokes, but that's not the case for the new local group Reds and Blue, which happily employs the woodwind family into its sound (which you can't quite tie down) by adding flute, melodica and, yes, even a bassoon into the mix. Formed in late spring by keyboardist-singer Ellen Bunch after the demise of her first band ZZZZ (the quirky new wavers released an album on the downstate label Polyvinyl), Reds and Blue recently recorded a few songs for its demo — available for download on the band's website—and is starting to play shows around town. Reds and Blue plays its second show tonight at 9pm at The Note, 1565 N Milwaukee. For this show, not one, but two bassoons will take the stage. Now that's smooth.

 
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