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Savoring the Summer & Looking Forward To The Fall

Burnt Sugar had a wonderful Summer with a lovely evening dance fest at Real Art Ways in Hartford Ct. and a seven-day trip to Oporto Portugal to close the 2010 edition of Serrelves Em Festa. Here’s the review in the main newspaper: The review gives Burnt Sugar background info; says “Make It Funky” (with Bruce […]

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Ah… the Sweetback gift  keeps on giving!   We’d like to welcome Aman-Re Jack (congas), the husband of Tracy Jack (choreographer for the Sweet Sweetback production ), to the Sugar tribe. Speaking of Sweetback we’ve just heard from Mr. Melvin Van Peebles that a 52-minute documentary shot by Mr. Samuel Thiebaut and containing cast interviews, BRIC […]

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Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber brings our genre-bending live show to York College’s Performing Art Center in Queens on Friday, November 13th & The World Famous Blue Note in Manhattan on Monday, November 16th. Witness the next step in the evolution of The Arkestra Chamber as “Pass the Baton” makes its NYC area debut at […]

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Brooklyn and beyond!

What’s up y’all, it’s fall and as the squirrels know, have to have those chestnuts poppin. Burnt Sugar has been blessed with upcoming hits at the Dywer Cultural Center in Harlem; York College in Queens; the Blue Note in Manhattan, whew! The new year blazes in with a January Joe’s Pub hit with a Sweetback […]

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It got hot 'up norf'

It got hot ‘up norf’

The swift blaze of a hot fire is a rare thing “up norf” on the shores of Lake Ontario. But it did get a little warm during Burnt Sugar’s visit to Harbour Front in Toronto… and not just from the combustible concoction the Suga’ people cooked up… but from bright-sunny days, upper 70’s weather-uncharacteristically still […]

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March 2008

They say variety is the spice and we say that applies to Burnt Sugar. This month we have a visit to the world famous Blue Note in Manhattan on the 8th; then our first Canadian tour from the 26th to the 29th with stops in Toronto, Guelph and Hamilton Ontario; followed by a live WKCR […]

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December 2007

Being a festive band, we are hitting early and on both sides of Christmas this month to close out 2007 and get ready for 2008. Starting with a Darryl McNeil-curated BRC fundraiser at the fab Galapagos Art Space in Williamsburg with Don McKenzie’s Red Lights to Rio, Fishbone Angelo Moore’s Dr. Mad Vibe revue, Millsted […]

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