December 16, 2017

Archives for May 2012

Single-Family House Sales Improving

It’s always nice to hear good news about the housing market, and the month of March provided a bit of that.  Single-family house sales rose this past March in the greater-Hartford area.  In fact, house sales have gone up 24% since March of last year.  Not only that, but homes are selling faster with an […]

Strawberry Jazz Festival, Madison

An annual event in Madison, the Strawberry Jazz Festival, hosted by the First Congregational Church, promises to be a fun-filled day for the entire family! On June 2, 2012 from 9-4, take your time strolling around Madison’s beautiful historic town green while you enjoy delicious strawberry shortcakes and other foods, artist displays, crafts, authors, interesting […]

Lyman Center Spring Jazz Series

It’s not too late to enjoy the Spring Jazz Series at the John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts!  There is still one incredible jazz act scheduled and plenty of time to buy tickets!   For the final show of the series, Tower of Power performs on June 1 at 8:00.  Delivering their own brand […]

Cafe Nine: The Musicians Living Room

In 1972, jazz, blues, and soul enthusiast Michael Riechbart opened Bluebartz Bar at 250 State Street in New Haven.  From the beginning, the bar featured music every weekend.  The performers were primarily Riechbart’s friends, who were life-long musicians.  In 1991, Riechbart and his wife revamped the bar and changed the name to Cafe Nine.  They […]

An Afternoon of Jazz and Friends to Benefit Litchfield Jazz Camp Scholarship Fund

Litchfield Performing Arts, the not-for-profit that puts on The Litchfield Jazz Festival and its jazz education program, Litchfield Jazz Camp, held a successful fundraiser on April 29 at the home of its board president Bob Lenz and his wife Carol.  The Afternoon of Jazz & Friends, which raised $15,000 for Jazz Camp scholarships, is an intimate event in a […]

Vincent Ingala at Café Nine

Café Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, CT 203-789-8281 I have been to many jazz performances over the years, from east coast to west, from New Orleans to Chicago.  Some of my fondest memories have been performances I’ve experienced in small venues where you are right up close and personal with the musicians.  Well, I […]

Sinan Bakir in the Spotlight

What genre of music do you perform? I play music mainly associated with the “Jazz” genre, which is really a process of making music. I like to think there is only one “Music” but there are many different ways to approach it.  This way of thinking helps me to keep things in perspective and be […]

Sinan Bakir, Artist Profile

Artist Name: Sinan Bakir Genre of Music Played: Jazz Performing Since: Elementary School Based out of: Hartford, CT Residency: Wednesday’s at Cuvee at the Blue Back Square in West Hartford 7-10PM Album: On My Way http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/on-my-way/id502875846 http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sinanbakir     The CD is a fine showcase for his lyrical, fluent playing as well as his composing skills demonstrated […]

The Carney Agency DBA State Farm Insurance Caleb G Carney, Agent

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Jeff Fuller in the Spotlight

What genre of music do you perform?   Straight ahead jazz – bebop, blues, ballads, bossa novas;  Latin jazz – Brasilian sambas and Afro–Cuban mambos, etc. When did you start performing?   I started in high school and college on guitar and piano then switched to acoustic bass during/after graduate school.  I have a Master’s in Composition […]