March 25, 2012 9:39 PM

Review | Solo or with a band, multitalented Andrew Bird impresses

When an artist can call on as many musical talents as Andrew Bird — who plays violin, guitar and glockenspiel and sings and whistles — it makes you wonder what an ensemble can bring to an already rich arrangement. Friday at the Uptown Theater, Bird started both the main set and the encore alone, showcasing his considerable talents.

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