January 24, 2019

Jazz Sundays at Stone’s Throw Restaurant

Always on the lookout for new spots for live jazz music, I discovered Stone’s Throw Restaurant on the Housatonic River in Seymour. Every Sunday, from 11AM until 4PM – they host Jazz Brunch. Featuring live music from 12PM until 3PM, a $19.50 prixe-fix menu including an appetizer, entree, and dessert, and $12 bottomless Mimosas, Bloody […]

Happy New Year!

To all my readers, I wish you all a Happy New Year and hope this year brings you a discovery of great new music, good health, and happiness!

Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts is a multi-use performing arts facility. It consists of two performing spaces and a lobby art gallery. It is also home to the Department of Theatre with its costume and scenery shops. The Center presents or facilitates hundreds of events and university sponsored activities each year. Lyman Center […]

Sultans of String at Infinity Hall

Looking for a truly unique Christmas music experience? Look no farther than Sultans of String performing at Infinity Hall in Norfolk on December 20th. Sultans of String, a band that mixes gypsy-jazz, flamenco, Celtic reels, and more, brings an inspired and eclectic mix of sounds wherever they perform. Prepare to be blown away by one […]

Side By Side: The Nutcracker Swings!

Yale’s Musical Director, Thomas C. Duffy, puts together one of the best musical arrangements of the year. Side By Side: The Nutcracker Swings features alternating ensemble performances of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker Suite” by the Yale Concert Band, performing the classical wind band version, and Yale Jazz Band, performing the Duke Ellington big band arrangement. This […]

Eric Darius & Eric Roberson at Southern Connecticut State University

Internationally known as an elite Jazz/R&B Saxophonist, Songwriter, Producer, and High Energy Live Performer, Eric Darius recently dropped, “Dare 2 Dream,” the second single from his forthcoming album, Breakin’ Thru, which released this summer. GRAMMY Award-nominee, singer, songwriter, and producer Eric Roberson continues to break boundaries as an independent artist. He is described as the […]

Hartford Jazz Society

The mission of The Hartford Jazz Society is to cultivate an appreciation of the sound, culture and love of jazz by presenting a variety of live events and other activities throughout the Greater Hartford community.   The Hartford Jazz Society enjoys a history as rich as it is diverse. Founded in 1960 by dedicated jazz aficionados, […]

The Levitt Pavilion

The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts venue in Westport, CT. The Levitt Pavilion produces one of the largest and longest-running free outdoor festivals in the nation! Over the course of more than four decades, our Summer Season featuring our signature “50 Free Nights under the Stars” has entertained over 1.5 […]

Lake Street Dive

What happens when you combine part soul, part jazz, part country, and part motown? You get Lake Street Dive, a quartet that formed at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. They were founded with an original goal of playing “free country,” but ended up evolving into a band that “actually sounded good.” Recently, […]

Walrus + Carpenter – Bridgeport, CT

There’s not many things in this world that go better with live music than delicious food. Walrus + Carpenter in Bridgeport’s historic Black Rock district checks both of those boxes. The restaurant features a rotating selection of musicians weekly, covering a massive variety of genres – from jazz, to funk, to bluegrass, and more. While […]