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Underground Gourmet


UNDERGROUND HORNS: A group of skilled musicians, led by German-born saxophonist Welf Dorr.
SOUND: Intricate funk-tinged jazz.
BEST OF THE SUBWAY: “Direct feedback,” says Dorr. “If the music is happening, you get a crowd. Last Saturday, a woman came up and said that we touched her soul.” Another woman hooked them up with her sister, who was getting married in Egypt. “We got a wedding gig in Cairo from playing in the subway. It was very lavish and decadent.”
WORST: “Cops can shut you down if they feel like it, even if you have a permit. And then, of course, the subway is dirty, loud, and crazy hot in summer―not the nicest place to hang out.”

Listen: "Big Beat"

Underground Horns, "Big Beat"

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