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Habeas Corpus (For Maher Arar) - Darcy James Argues Secret Society - Infernal Machines (CD, Album)

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  1. HABEAS CORPUS. Habeas corpus is shorthand for a variety of writs or legal pleadings seeking to bring a person within a court's power. Of the many habeas corpus writs, the most celebrated and significant is the writ of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum, the "Great Writ," which requires an official or person who holds another in custody to produce the person so that a court can inquire into the.

  2. Jun 22,  · In action at LPR. Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola Monday, June 21 Darcy James Argue would like us to know that CDs.

  3. Feb 21,  · One of the seven tracks on the album is titled “Habeas Corpus (for Maher Arar),’’ after the Canadian citizen who was deported by the United States to his native Syria, where he was imprisoned and.

  4. Jun 28,  · As with the “Habeas Corpus” tune dedicated to Arar (whose testimony is excerpted in Infernal Machines’s liner notes) Argue seems to put as .

  5. A little more than a decade ago, Maria Schneider served notice that big band jazz was no longer the domain of our grandparents. She has gone on to own the genre and now, Brooklyn resident and star Schneider pupil, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society takes it to an exceptional place with his debut, Infernal Machines/5(22).

  6. The reverb-drenched cajon rhythm, subtle electric guitar washes and lush horn refrains that open Infernal Machines, the studio debut of Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, introduce the sound of a big band like no other—proving that the critical acclaim lavished upon this eighteen-piece ensemble since their first gig in has been entirely justified.

  7. Habeas Corpus (For Maher Arar) 7. Obsidian Flow Composer-bandleader Darcy James Argue’s piece steampunk bigband Secret Society has been called a “powerful and well-stocked ensemble” and Argue a “Jazz Great of Tomorrow” (The New York Times), and his music has been dubbed “ambitious, sprawling, mesmerizing” (Montreal Gazette).

  8. Steampunk or not, however, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society has proven to be a gadfly in both the jazz and the new music communities and for good reason. Infernal Machines is a solid first album from this band and one can be sure that their next release will be just as important.

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