Posts Tagged ‘Jazz in the City’

Week in Review (Jazz in the City)

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

When you hear the Screaming Headless Torsos on stage, its like you are listening to the past, present and future of jazz all at the same time.

Jazz in the City (Lemoyne)

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Screaming Headless Torsos founder and guitarist David Fiuczynski and his band led a out-of-the-box fusion explosion at Lemoyne Plaza to close out the Jazz in the City series.

Screaming Headless Torsos guitarist David Fiuczynski and his band led an out-of-the-box, genre-bending fusion explosion at Lemoyne Plaza to close out Jazz in the City.

Week in Review

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Jazz in the City (Byrne Dairy)

Friday, August 25th, 2017
Charles Canon and the Bells of Harmony were the featured act (along with King Solomon Hicks) for the fourth of five Jazz in the City concerts. Last night's show was the first to be held at the Byrne Dairy distribution facility.

Charles Cannon and the Bells of Harmony were the featured act (along with King Solomon Hicks) for the fourth of five Jazz in the City concerts. Last night’s show was the first to be held at the Byrne Dairy distribution facility.

It may have been more blues and gospel than Jazz, but the fans at the Byrne Dairy location still loved the music.

It may have been more blues and gospel than Jazz, but the fans at the Byrne Dairy location still loved the music.

Before King Solomon Hicks hit the stage Common Council President Van Robinson was given an achievement award for his involvement to help grow Jazz in the City.

Before King Solomon Hicks hit the stage Common Council President Van Robinson was given an achievement award for his involvement to help grow Jazz in the City. In the background drummer Norman Edwards gets ready for the final set.

An Audience with the King

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

King Solomon Hicks, who will be in Syracuse for Jazz in the City later this week, participated in an Apollo Theater forum on Black Men and Soul Music a few months ago (along with Duke’s Mark Anthony Neal, vocalist Gordon Chambers and radio personality Gary Byrd). Listen below for the convo and at the end for a Solomon performance (channeling Curtis Mayfield):

Who, What, Wear (Northside)

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Evening Casual

Evening Casual: A view from above

Week in Review

Sunday, August 6th, 2017
The Blacklights were the featured act at the opening of Jazz in the City this week (along with Will Holton). Eddie Brown and his band have been the go-to group for the Dunk-n-Bright location for years.

The Blacklites were the featured act at the opening of Jazz in the City this week (along with Will Holton). Eddie Brown and his band have been the go-to group for the Dunk & Bright location for years.

Jazz in the City (Southside)

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Jazz in the City (1 of 5) with Will Holton (bottom) and hosted by Dunk and Bright (top).

Jazz in the City (1 of 5) with Will Holton (bottom) and hosted by Dunk and Bright (top).

Who, What, Wear (Southside)

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
Will Holton, the ultra stylish man on the sax, played the initial Jazz in the City show tonight with The Blacklites.

Will Holton made a return to the Salt City and played the initial Jazz in the City show tonight with The Blacklites. This guy gives off style from all angles.

Who, What, Wear (Jazz in the City)

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
The #jazzinthecity series by @cnyjazz_org has expanded to five shows this summer and the August 24th edition, which will be held at @byrnedairy on Cortland Ave, features @kingsolomonhicks and the Bells of Harmony. Sure it will be a spirited combination. This is Bells founder and lead vocalist, Charles Cannon. He introduced us to gospel legend #joeligon back in the day. #gospellegends #summermusicfestivals #dapperleaders #cnyjazz

This year’s Jazz in the City series has expanded to five shows this summer and the August 24th edition features King Solomon Hicks and the Bells of Harmony.  The show will be held at Byrne Dairy on Cortland Avenue. Bells lead singer Charles Cannon always fits the role of the dapper lead man.