Tag Archives: New Haven Jazz Festival

Sticking Around

Jesse Hameen II

To jazz-drum is to lead, says Neighborhood Music School instructor Jesse Hameen II. “The proper name for what the drummer sits on is not a seat but a throne… It’s a seat of authority. You direct the pace, the rhythm, …

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This Week in New Haven (August 17 – 23)


The week begins calmly, with a soft-hitting show at a small local club and a good opportunity to quiet the mind. Then titters and giggles and other crowd noises begin to…

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This Week in New Haven (August 12 – 18)

Wayne Escoffery

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing. The New Haven Jazz Festival swings through town this week, and tennis rackets will be swinging fast and with great precision starting Friday at the…

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Into the Swing

Godwin Louis | New Haven Jazz Festival

If the 2012 New Haven Jazz Festival were a melodic line, the city name and the musical genre would carry equal emphasis.

But it hasn’t always been so locally rooted. When…

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This Week in New Haven (August 6 – 12)

BoDeans August 10 | Music on the Green

It’s a relatively peaceful time of the season, so it’s fitting that this week in New Haven begins with a series of peace-promoting gatherings and ends with a pleasant stroll through an historic house, though there are plenty of laughs, …

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