Archive for July, 2008

Blended Genre

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

I’d heard of soul, I’d heard of bluegrass, but I’d known very little about “soulgrass” until I experienced a Bill Evans show featuring Christian Howes (fiddle) and Ryan Cavanaugh  (banjo) at this year’s Syracuse Jazz Fest.

2008 Syracuse Jazz Festival

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

I covered this year’s Syracuse Jazz Festival held at OCC. This year’s theme was Worldwide Rhythm and Global Grooves and featured Sergio Mendes, Ivan Lins and Chaka Khan. I posted some photos here.