Improvisational horn and percussion band that likes to dress up and march around in front of people. "Fun yet deep" - Matt Darriau
Experimental, instrumental, challenging (but rewarding...) music. NY Times says it "sounds like a party in a Cubist roadhouse". And the latest offshoot is b.mez, which features improvisational loop-based music from 3 of the members of Birdsongs.
Somerville's own community-based activist street band, host band for the annual HONK! Festival, and doing its damndest to make the world a better place one note at a time!
Ara Sarkissian's elegant, creative, and often brilliant arrangements of traditional Armenian and Balkan folk music mixed with Ara's own original compositions and flavored with improvisation.
Vocalist Gabrielle Agachiko's jazz project, originally inspired by the music of Nina Simone, but now encompassing a wider range of material, including some great originals. Currently inactive, following Gabrielle Agachiko's relocation to Paris.