|photo by Janis Wilkins|
The doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, go to thesidedoorjazz.com or call 860-434-0868. To learn more about the vocalist, go to tessasouter.com.
Here's a piece from 2012, live at The Blue Note:
Joining him in Old Lyme is his regular Quartet which includes Mike LeDonne (piano), David Williams (bass), and Carl Allen (drums and then some). They'll play some serious hard-bop plus a number of fine ballads. The Vincent Herring Quartet takes the stage at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 860-434-0886.
Here's a piece from his 2013 Smoke Sessions Record release "The Uptown Shuffle:"
Medusa will play from 8 - 10 p.m. with a short break. For more information, go to www.buttonwood.org.
Here's a video of Mr. Hutchins and the band in action from 2014:
Back Country Jazz, a program he created in 2007 to help stem the loss of music and arts programs in the public schools. He brings top-notch artists to work with the children and created several ensembles featuring the students.
Integrity 'n' Music is located in the rear of the building at 506 Silas Deane Highway. The concert, which starts at 2 p.m., is free and open to the public. For more information, call Ed K at 860-563-4005.
In the meantime, here's a "field recording" of Bennie Wallace from 2010:
For more information, call the Gallery at 860-523-3232 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Mike Casey, go to www.mikecaseyjazz.com.
Here's the Trio live (with drummer Corey Garcia) from a December 2015 gig at Yale: