It seems as though unfortunately we will not be featuring Alon this time around. Due to unforeseen circumstances he and I have decided to move his performance back to a later date. However, this by no means spells doom for the next “Is This Jazz?” As we now have a new, exciting group ready to take the stage!
On October 3rd Is This Jazz? will be presenting another night of great jazz at AS220, presenting The Just Around Trio +1, who are excited to perform a set of original music at the newest edition of “Is This Jazz?”. The tunes performed will vary greatly in style and tempo, but all of them save room for vast musical exploration, and many feature long sections of open improvisation. During these open sections, the audience will be able to enjoy the connection that has developed between guitarist Clay Nordhill, upright bass player Sam Kurzontkowski, and drummer James Nordhill. This trio is joined by Ben Marcoux on the alto saxophone. The band is looking forward to playing an hour of energetic music for an enthusiastic Is This Jazz audience.
Opening the night will be City of Four, a jazz ensemble based in Amherst, MA that recently released their self-titled debut album and has performed at Symphony Hall in Boston.