Monthly Archives: September 2017

Hartt School Grads Lead A Blues-Inspired Parkville Renaissance

Aficionados of the Hartford jazz scene are keenly aware of the Hartt School’s powerful influence on the local – and national – creation of original jazz and blues. After all, every summer Monday Night Jazz and its “after concert” venue, Black Eyed Sally’s, feature a virtual who’s-who of Hartt graduates.  A more surprising discovery for [...]

By |September 24th, 2017|Categories: Concert Reviews|Comments Off on Hartt School Grads Lead A Blues-Inspired Parkville Renaissance

A Brazilian-North American Love Affair at Old Lyme’s SideDoor

Jazz fans can take heart that Monday Night Jazz will return to Bushnell Park in a mere forty-five weeks. In the meantime, we’re all on the lookout for new jazz venues around Hartford and beyond. A relatively recent addition to the Connecticut jazz scene and a surprising – at least to this listener – venue [...]

By |September 9th, 2017|Categories: Concert Reviews|Comments Off on A Brazilian-North American Love Affair at Old Lyme’s SideDoor