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Fans had two options for watching Wavves at the Larimer lounge on Tuesday. Just before breaking into “Paranoid” from the Tuesday-released fourth album, “Afraid of Heights,” the band’s late night TV debut on the David Letterman Show rocked across the screens above the bar. Audience members captured video of both the TV program and the live performance happening on stage. It was perfect simulacra – talk about a band with some buzz.
At 85 Lee Konitz is still cool, even if his playing exceeds the confines of that tag.
As a member of Miles Davis’ cool jazz sessions in the late ‘40s that would produce the legendary album “The Birth of the Cool” in 1950, Konitz has long been considered by many jazz fans to be synonymous with the style.
Like many guitarists, Dave Devine shrugs and laughs at the question: How many? “Well, I have 15 guitars now, but none are duplicate instruments,” said Devine a bit sheepishly. “At shows, I bring a 12-string electric, a baritone, an alternate tuning guitar and my main guitar, a Les Paul.” We spoke with Devine in advance of his show tomorrow (Dec. 18) at Dazzle with his group Relay.