• IAJE Evening 2 - Darcy James Argue's Secret Society

    January 11, 2008. Posted by Joshua Jackson.

    Secret Society 1

    Meet the Secret Society, Darcy James Argue's "steam punk big band." They've been playing some exciting new music in New York, mostly at the Bowery Poetry Club. Having an indie big band is no lark, but Argue has really been doing something special on a shoestring budget. He's also blogging, and writing some intriguing large ensemble charts. In a matter of days, the Canadian "pick-up" version of the band, Secret Society North, learned the two ASCAP/IAJE commissions, and Darcy's own complex music. Check out one of the songs from last night:

    Secret Society - Ferromagnetic

    Secret Society 3

    Darcy Argue is a bright young mind in jazz. Listen to what he has to say:

    Josh Jackson Interviews Darcy James Argue

    Keep your ear on Secret Society. Someday soon, they won't be such a secret... - Josh

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