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The Unwound Third => Other Musical Interests => Topic started by: Slack on May 06, 2014, 10:50:09 AM

Title: Hot Jazz
Post by: Slack on May 06, 2014, 10:50:09 AM
Interesting article in Vanity Fair about the NY music scene and a Jerron Paxton mention.

 Jerron ?Blind Boy? Paxton, 24, is African American, visually impaired, and an Orthodox Jew who won?t appear in public without a proper head covering. He sings and plays passionately (banjo, guitar, piano, and many other instruments), working with folk, blues, and country bands as well as jazz. They both know a million songs from the period, and their music is rife with soul and personality. They both possess what jazz players of all genres and generations strive for: a distinctive sound and approach to their instruments.

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2013/08/hot-jazz-new-york (http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2013/08/hot-jazz-new-york)
Title: Re: Hot Jazz
Post by: Mike Brosnan on May 06, 2014, 10:56:04 AM
Great article. Jerron with Jessy Carolina is something I can't wait to experience live!
Jessy Carolina and the Hot Mess.wmv (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1eNUfxFAFw#)
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