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Published: 2003/03/10

Topaz and Umphreys McGee Collaborate Amidst Interlocking Sets

Topaz and Umphreys McGee played interlocking sets Saturday at Bowery Ballroom in New York City. Following The Emperor at the end of Umphreys first set, saxophonist Topaz took the stage and was soon followed by the other members of his band. After a two-band jam, Topaz performed a set. Umphreys later returned for a second set with Topaz and keyboardist Pablo Vergara remaining for a jam that segued into Hajimemashite.
Umphreys McGee plays next on March 19 at Clearwater Theater in West Dundee, IL. The groups full schedule is available at

Topaz is off until April 26, when the band will perform at Schubas Tavern in Chicago. For details, visit

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