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En route to Monterey, Stanford’s jazz’s next generation stops at CoHo

While the Stanford men don’t have a place in March Madness this year, another Cardinal underdog is quietly dominating a different scene. In a few weeks, Stanford’s top jazz combo will return to Monterey to compete in the Next Generation Jazz Festival for the second time in history, having made their inaugural appearance last year. With their sights set on taking home the top prize in April, they stopped for a Monday night performance at the CoHo as winter quarter came to a close.

On ‘Shirley,’ an old soul says goodbye

“Shirley [1942-2016]” is a heartfelt eulogy, delivered without words but with plenty of soul. The instrumental EP is a tribute from Chris Russ ‘15, also known as faruhdey of the Outsiders, to his late grandmother, Mrs. Shirley Russ. Crafted in the weeks just before and after her passing, the project spins wistful soul samples with…

Nufonia Must Fall comes to life at Bing

An adorable marshmallow-headed robot falls in love with a beautiful human scientist. That’s the gist of the plot in “Nufonia Must Fall,” but it comes nowhere close to a justifiable summary. That’s because “Nufonia” is an intricate multimedia production, and the many layers of craftsmanship that go into its live performance are the backbone of…