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Outside the Spotlight Jazz Series: Friends & Neighbors

  • The Kentucky School 607 North Limestone Lexington, KY, 40508 United States (map)

Outside the Spotlight / Event 209

* Thomas Johansson – trumpet
* André Roligheten – tenor saxophone/clarinets
* Oscar Grönberg - piano
* Jon Rune Strøm – double bass
* Tollef Østvang – drums

Saturday, April 6 @ The Kentucky School
show starts at 7pm
admission = FREE, all ages welcome
sponsored by WRFL 88.1FM, UK's student-run radio station -

part of the Outside the Spotlight jazz and improvised music series - bringing out-sounds to Lexington since 2002

"Friends & Neighbors, the young neo-free-jazz band from Norway, takes its name from Ornette Coleman's 1970 album of the same name. The spirit behind the phrase suits the quintet beautifully, and in terms of both historical stylistic precedent and a certain, strong and palpable ensemble identity - a a friendly, neighborly, and collective musical persona. That group-think, along with bold individualism of the parties involved, comes through loud and clear, with blissful wisps of heartwarming anarchy ..." - Downbeat Magazine, from review of Friends & Neighbors' record "Hymn for a Hungry Nation"

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Sounds & Sights ~

Earlier Event: March 27
Tatsuya Nakatani & Dave Farris
Later Event: April 13
Kentucky Women's Voices