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About Ken Laster

I was turned on to Jazz music during my college days in the 70's. Now spreading the love of this art form with my radio show on Friday mornings WWUH 91.3 FM and podcasting at http://jazzandbeyond.podbean.com . I am also active as a Board Member of the Hartford Jazz Society and webmaster for this site.

Jazz City

In an editorial in the Hartford Courant on July 14, 2017, an unnamed reporter questioned our city's motto: "Hartford Has It". It's a motto that poses the question "Has What?" It brings to light that Hartford is a city that is searching for it's identity. The article goes on to point out our popular jazz [...]

Welcome to the HJS Blog

Welcome to the Hartford Jazz Society Blog. Members of the Hartford Jazz Society are invited to contribute to this website through our blog. We are looking for articles about jazz music, history and art. Of particular interest are local concert and album reviews and articles about local jazz musicians from the Greater Hartford area. If you [...]