July 11, 2020

Nick Di Maria Quartet

The smooth jazz soul of Miles Davis comes alive in the form of Connecticut native Nick Di Maria. Performing since the age of ten, Di Maria has been playing the trumpet in many styles and genres including jazz, punk, reggae, and ska. Since graduating from Western Connecticut State University with degrees in Jazz Performance as […]

The J.D. Allen Quartet

Tenor saxophonist and composer J.D. Allen has been identified as a commodity in the jazz community since his debut album in 1999.  A native of Detroit, MI, J.D. Allen has played with notables such as Betty Carter, Butch Morris, and George Cables.  Allen has been recognized for his original compositions and bold playing style.  The […]

Aaron Weinstein, The Groucho of the Violin

1. What genre of music do you perform? I play what’s commonly called, “Mainstream Jazz” or “Swing” or “Classic Jazz“.  Basically, it’s the kind of Jazz your grandmother can understand which, I feel, is a good thing.  The repertoire mostly comes from the Great American Songbook which is an umbrella term for songs by composers […]