Monthly Archives: September 2011

Eric Andersen – September 18, 2011

Eric Andersen  -  Ossining Public Library  -  September 18, 2011 Venues for music come and go; happily, Ossining Library is becoming a more prominent player.  This was our second visit this year, and there appears to be momentum to keep … Continue reading

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String Force – September 4, 2011

String Force  -  Governor’s Island  -  September 4, 2011 This recital was the final installment of the “Rite of Summer” music festival on Governor’s Island, featuring some up-and-comers working the solo piano and piano/violin duet formats.  Goldberg is active in … Continue reading

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Jimmy Heath – August 31, 2011

Jimmy Heath  -  Grant’s Tomb  -  August 31, 2011 Heath is a true national treasure, still blazing along into his 80′s.   He has arguably lived through more jazz history than anyone else still performing, and has played with all of … Continue reading

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Giacomo Gates – August 26, 2011

Giacomo Gates  -  Patriot’s Park, Tarrytown  -  August 26, 2011 This was the only JazzForum Arts presentation I made it to this year – shout out to Mark Morganelli, still producing excellent jazz entertainment in relaxed settings.  Also my first … Continue reading

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Heron Island – August 13-17, 2011

Here I take a break from music sketches to present work from Australia.  Anya & Steve decide to get married on like the other side of the world, not even on the Australian mainland, but on Heron Island amid the … Continue reading

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