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Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead: Legacy Holder

Read "Legacy Holder" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Drummer Jonathan Barber's Legacy Holder is a musical missive acknowledging the history that flows before and beyond his time, the ethos of the present, and a need to bind these streams into a single/singular statement or groundwork for himself and those who will follow. It is an album built on intellect, understanding, intuition and, perhaps most importantly, respect—for culture, curiosity, a capacity to love and do what's right, and the need to change. Leading Vision Ahead—an aptly ...

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A Conversation with Drummer Jonathan Barber

Read "A Conversation with Drummer Jonathan Barber" reviewed by Lorens Chuno


On his debut album, Vision Ahead , Jonathan Barber delivers some very well executed original compositions. These songs have introspective origins and help shape the current path of his music group also called Vision Ahead. The album features pianist Taber Gable, guitarist Andrew Renfroe, saxophonist Godwin Louis, bassist Matt Dwonszyk, and vocalists Denise Renee and Sasha Foster. Join Jonathan and me as we talk about Hartford, jam sessions, living in New York and other mildly related stuff. Playlist ...


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