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TuneTown: There From Here

Read "There From Here" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Tracing the historic path of this particular trio type--saxophone, bass and drums, no chordal instrument--leads back to saxophonist Sonny Rollins' A Night At The Village Vanguard (Blue Note, 1958). The sound on that seminal recording is raw, rough around the edges, with the trio bumping through a bunch of familiar tunes, enjoying the freedom from chords. ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Brandon Robertson

Brandon L. Robertson is a rising upright/electric bassist originally from Tampa, FL. After attending Florida State University College of Music in 2004, Brandon received his B.A. in Music Performance, studying jazz and classical with bass professors Rodney Jordan and Melanie Punter in 2009. During his time at Florida State, he was a part of the FSU Philharmonic, University Symphony Orchestra, FSU Jazz Ensemble & Combo, FSU Salsa Florida, and the FSU Blues Lab. In 2011, Brandon performed in the Inaugural Ceremony for the Governor of Florida, Rick Scott. In 2012, he released his first album with the Zach Bartholomew Trio entitled "Out of This Town." Brandon is also active in Jazz Education