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Oklahoman JD McPherson shows ‘Signs’ of success

BY GEORGE LANG Published: May 18, 2012
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When JD McPherson starts to commit a song to tape — and it is literally tape, as in reels of quarter-inch brown plastic run through a 1960s-vintage Berlant machine — the Oklahoma rock ’n’ roll phenomenon finds the right rhythm for the song after crate-diving through vintage rhythm and blues in search of cool drum patterns. Then, as drummer Alex Hall plays the rhythm, bassist and producer Jimmy Sutton dances around the studio, carrying a metronome and adjusting it until he nails the perfect tempo.

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IN CONCERT

JD McPherson

When: 10 p.m. Friday.

Where: VZD’s, 4200 N Western.

Information: www.facebook.com/VZDsOK.

When: 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Where: The Williams Green Stage at Mayfest, between Main and Boston on S Third Street in downtown Tulsa.

Information: tulsamayfest.org.

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