Guitarist/composer Paul Nash is the artistic director for the band he organized back in 1990 known as “The Manhattan New Music Project”. Here, Nash directs an aggregate of jazz luminaries such as trumpeter Jack Walrath, french hornist/composer Tom Varner, bass trombonist David Taylor and others for a thoroughly impressive project titled, The Soul Of Grace. Throughout this rather jubilant large ensemble affair, Nash shines as a strong composer/arranger while exhibiting finely honed skills as a guitarist who makes every note ...
40 Years Of The Festival International De Jazz De Montréal
The Montreal Jazz Festival celebrates its 40th edition this year with some outstanding presentations scheduled at various venues around the city. Running from June 27 to July 6, this year's festival includes both indoor and outdoor events, free and ticketed events, with a program that includes Melody Gardot, Norah Jones, Brad Mehldau, Kendrick Scott, Richard Galliano, Stacy Kent, Joshua Redman, John Pizzarelli, Keyon Harrold, Gilad Hekselman, Roberto Fonseca, Donny McCaslin and more.