Concert Reviews

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

Monday Night Jazz Kicks Off the 2017 Season

by Lisa A. Chase photos Maurice D. Robertson Kitty Katherine Paul Brown must have been smiling down on Bushnell Park as Kitty Kathryn and the Paul Brown Tribute Ensemble kicked off the Monday Night Jazz Series’ 50th anniversary celebration. Accompanied by Norman Gage on baritone sax, Alex Nakhimovsky at the piano, James Daggs [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: Concert Reviews, Hartford Jazz Society, Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz|Comments Off on Monday Night Jazz Kicks Off the 2017 Season