Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Thank You Paul Carr For Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

Joey Calderazzo and Paul Carr

Paul is the moving force behind the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival that just completed its third yearly happening this past President's Day weekend. Sunday, February 19, Paul and his saxophones led a terrific band of Joey Calderazzo on piano, Terrell Stafford on trumpet, Michael Bowie on bass and Lewis Nash on drums that in part was a celebration of Paul's superb new recording, Standard Definition, on which they all play. The live performance was a stunning cap to the weekend's varied program. Perhaps the highlight of this set was a duet between Carr and Calderazzo on Cheek To Cheek. Here are some photos from that set.
Michael Bowie, Paul Carr, Lewis Nash (obscured) and Terrell Stafford

I will be posting more on 2012 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival in the next few days.

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