January 2011

The Beauty of Collaboration

by Jason on January 29, 2011 · 7 comments

in Gigs, Thoughts

You know how sometimes you get a good idea, and you’re pretty sure it’s going to work well, and then it happens and works better than you could’ve ever imagined. I had just such an experience on Sunday when the Jason Parker Quartet joined author Karen Walrond on stage for a reading of her new […]


Thanks to my lovely wife I had the pleasure of meeting photographer, author and all-around awesome woman Karen Walrond late last year. Within minutes of meeting she invited Darrah and I to her house for dinner and cooked us a HUGE pot of vegetarian Trinidadian curry. She and her family felt like old friends from […]


The year-end lists are flooding in, and the jazz blogosphere is replete with best-of’s. I know I’m a little late to the party, but as I did last year, I thought I would put my own spin on this yearly ritual and shine the spotlight on the amazing jazz talent we have right here in […]