Posts Tagged ‘Marty Nau’

Jazz Setlist, Nov. 28-Dec. 4: Holiday Edition

Friday, Nov. 29
My God, Odean Pope is 75. It's no small thing to remind oneself of this, that tenor saxophonist Pope has been part of the jazz community since the mid '60s. He spent almost 25 years working in bands led by iconic drummer Max Roach, but left plenty of time and space for his own [...]

Jazz Setlist, July 18-24: Double Shot o’ Shorter

Thursday, July 18
I've talked before about the unique approach of this season's Take 5! series at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Kogod Courtyard. To wit, local young musicians are tackling the writing of elder statesmen in dedicated programs. Since 2013 began, though, there's been a particular concentration on Wayne Shorter, the titanic saxophonist and composer [...]

Jazz Setlist, Aug. 11-17: Loco for Local! (And Jerry Gonzalez)

Friday, August 12
Rashaan Carter is burning up New York as a busy freelancer (and regular in Wallace Roney's band) with a meaty but rough-hewn sound. But before that, he was a young jazz musician and student growing up in Washington, D.C., and playing jazz as a family affair. Specifically, he was a member of the [...]

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