December 16, 2018

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

Keep your jazz playlist cool while you stay warm this winter!  Enjoy CT Live’s list of 5 jazz quartets to listen to is a great way to find new musicians to keep your playlists fresh and inspired! The Ray Gonzalez Latin Jazz Quartet With over 36 years of jazz musicianship under his belt, Ray Gonzalez plays […]

Hartford Hot Summer of Jazz

The 24th Annual Greater Hartford Festival Of Jazz kicked off on Friday July 17th with the Hot Latin Sounds of Tony Succar and Cool Island Rhythms of Monte Alexander. This weekend long event is the largest FREE jazz festival in New England and most likely attendance this year topped last years’ 70,000 strong. Saturday is […]

Ed Fast & Conga-Bop

Ed Fast & Conga-Bop is a Latin-jazz fusion ensemble from Connecticut.  Each of the band members bring incredible talent and skill to the performances.  Founders Ed Fast and Jorge Fuentes have gathered some of Connecticut’s premier jazz musicians to bring a breath of fresh air to Connecticut’s live jazz scene. Ed Fast is very involved […]