The loss of Svensson was more than that of a musical partner; it was the loss of a lifelong friend with whom Østrøm and Berglund just happened to make music. The joy of Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense - Episode Three: In the Spirit of Family is that, without a single narratorbut, rather, through performance clips and carefully pieced together comments from the musicians who are making the musicit creates an unmistakable and undeniable feeling of the sense of community, the sense of family, that may have been at risk of being lost, but is very clearly a priority today amongst the musicians who move jazz forward each and every day, whether it be in large steps or smaller increments.
Enjoy Three Days on the Beach with Snarky Puppy, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, Lettuce, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Lila Downs, Michael McDonald Acoustic Quartet, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Flor de Toloache and more—February 14-16, 2020 at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami, FL.
The winner receives a 3-day pass for two. Excludes travel or lodging.
Acclaimed by the New York Times as one of the “Top 10 Definitive Moments of the Decade in Jazz Music,” GroundUP goes beyond the typical festival experience, breaking down the barriers between audience and artists...
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