Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jazzmobile Tribute to Billy Taylor – July 28, 2011

Jazzmobile Tribute to Billy Taylor -  Lincoln Center Damrosch Park  -  July 28, 2011 Dr. Billy Taylor was very much in the thick of jazz education, and was a guiding force in originating and sustaining Jazzmobile, for which I owe … Continue reading

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Lionel Loueke / Edmar Castaneda – July 6, 2011

Lionel Loueke / Edmar Castaneda  -  Madison Square Park  -  July 6, 2011 A double bill of two worthy trio acts (not enough time to do percussionists for either).  Castaneda is (to my knowledge) the NYC go-to jazz harp man … Continue reading

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Hot Club of Cowtown – July 5, 2011

Hot Club of Cowtown  -  Ballard Park (Ridgefield, CT)  -  July 5, 2011 This group exists where Bob Wills western swing intersects with Django musette (his stuff was mostly drum-less, no?) somewhere in Greenwich Village (according to the recited lore).  … Continue reading

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