SCOTT MITCHELL copyright 2011 Sept 2 scottmitchellphotography.com
charlie haden at the catalina jazz club sept 2, 2011
by Michael Konik ·
Thank you, esteemed representatives, for joining us at this historic congregation. I know it wasn’t easy for many of you, especially the flora. We appreciate your commitment to the revolution.
Almost all living creatures are represented directly or indirectly here tonight. We understand and appreciate the passionate feelings surrounding our decision to have many crawling insect species be represented by a Leadership Council, rather than a swarm of individuals. Regrettably, we simply cannot accommodate members of every species, but rest…
The saxophonist and composer Owen Broder has assembled a band of beautiful musicians for his American Roots Project. On their new recording, “Heritage,” the ARP explores blues, bluegrass, folk, and church hymns, filtered through a light jazz scrim. It’s Appalachia meets Manhattan. The results are lush, piquant and altogether addictive. ARP’s music on “Heritage” feels comforting and familiar — and...