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Jesse Eells-Adams

Jesse Eells-Adams

What kind of metamorphosis occurs when the weight of popular music bears down too heavily on itself? What happens when glacial-sized inadequacies cause whole musical movements to come to a grinding halt? The answer is an opposite reaction. Someone has to push against that rock, and it ain’t always Sisyphus.

  The collection of jazz and lounge standards that make up the Great American Songbook are buried deep in our collective memory. Yet for all the objective greatness of tunes like such as “The Way You Look Tonight” or “That’s Amore,” the passing of time threatens that they may be

“We like to create a relationship with our audience as equals,” says guitarist Billy Kingsborough of the aptly named group Kingsborough. And they’ve proven quite adept at making that connection. Though their upcoming gig at Johnny B’s on Thurs., October 27 will be the band’s first trip into the Pacific