Hartford Jazz Society

Fresh New Jazz from The Parkville Sessions

It doesn't get much better than this: live original jazz recorded at Hartford's Parkville Sounds with the city's emerging jazz masters.  Jackie McLean grads Tommy Lehman on trumpet, Greg Carlton on tenor sax,  guitarist Tony Davis, bassist Josh Uguccioni and Corey Garcia at the drums recorded Davis' "Caramel Eyes" and "Braeburn" for The Parkville Sessions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=792yKw4PgwA   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg5jsqg-9Ok&t=12s [...]

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Hartford Jazz Society|Comments Off on Fresh New Jazz from The Parkville Sessions

Jazz in the Morning at the Hartford Musical Club

As we anticipate balmy jazz-filled evenings in Bushnell Park, we’re always on the lookout for jazz venues to fill the intervening months. The Musical Club of Hartford is well known for its long history of supporting classical music performance, but jazz fans may be surprised to know the Musical Club’s members also enthusiastically support America’s [...]

By |January 8th, 2018|Categories: Hartford Jazz Society|Comments Off on Jazz in the Morning at the Hartford Musical Club

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 [...]

By |July 16th, 2017|Categories: Hartford Jazz Society|Comments Off on Jazz City

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

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 [...]

By |July 10th, 2017|Categories: Hartford Jazz Society|Comments Off on Welcome to the HJS Blog