August-6th-2003, 12:43 PM
Jazz On The River (nee Russian River Jazz Festival
Given this festival's line-ups in recent years, this year's program has to be viewed as something of a positive move.
Saturday, Sept. 6
Bobby Hutcherson/ Cedar Walton 4tet
Lavay Smith & her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Sunday, Sept. 7
Orquesta La Moderna Tardicion
and in the Wine Garden (this IS Sonoma County after all!)
Benny Green & Russell Malone
for festival brochure, etc.
August-6th-2003, 01:34 PM
Comps? Nah, I'm gainfully employed throughout the weekend.
Hutcherson/Walton provided one of the best sets I've ever seen, largely because of the almost telepathic interplay between Walton and the late great Billy Higgins.