Keeping (Nashville) Jazz Healthy

This coming Sunday afternoon, the Nashville Jazz Workshop is holding its annual fundraiser at the Limelight.  It promises to be a great event featuring a number of performances and an auction that includes much local artwork.  The Workshop runs a slew of classes, public performances, and special events and is a major reason why jazz is alive and well here in Nashville today.  They need our continued support however, so be sure to buy a ticket or just make a donation. Here’s an interview of Nashville Jazz Workshop co-founder Roger Spencer printed in the Nashville City Paper from Wednesday.  The article speaks about this Sunday’s event, the state of the Nashville jazz scene, and even provides a nice mention of yours truly. Be sure to …

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Download the Cobb’s Mob! Show of 8.30.09

Good times were had at Cafe CoCo this past Sunday night.  The band played well and had a ball, as did the audience.  If you didn’t make it out and would like to hear some of it, I’ve put most of the show up for a free download . The password is ‘coco’, but act fast as the mp3s will only be available for one week.  I’ve also posted a solo clip in the setlist below, as well as links to the fine players’ personal projects. Setlist: 1. Skeeter ‘Da – EC 2. Red Cross – Charlie Parker, arr by EC 3. A Love That Lasts – EC 4. Marie Antoinette – Wayne Shorter 5. Crescent City Ditty – EC 6. Autumn Leaves w/ Denis …

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