In Jazz, Brown Steps Down; Roach, Bre...

In Jazz, Brown Steps Down; Roach, Brecker, Zawinul Pass On

There are 2 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Dec 23, 2007, titled In Jazz, Brown Steps Down; Roach, Brecker, Zawinul Pass On. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

I n the saddest, bleakest note struck on the Hartford jazz scene in 2007, Paul Brown , the city's Big Daddy of free outdoor jazz festivals, decided he could no longer run his venerable Monday Night Jazz Series ...

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Ricky Alfonso

South Windsor, CT

#1 Dec 23, 2007
Nice article Owen. Its all true and jazz music is alive and well if not in an ever lasting struggle for survival. We jazz musicians are strong and up to the task.
Happy Holidays and peace.

Petaluma, CA

#2 Dec 24, 2007
Too bad Owen didn't deign to mention the continuing, long-standing jazz fests held in ct the last 15 years and more:
Hot Steamed Jazz Fest in Essex every June.
The Great CT. Jazz Fest in Moodus in August.
Although they each draw several thousand attendees,they get short shrift and few reviews in the Courant.

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