Wednesday, March 27, 2013

New musical discoveries in Gettysburg, Pa

Today we saw the Buzz Jones band.  Mr. Jones is the leader and a music teacher at Gettysburg College.  This band consists of people he has played with for many years, plus current student musicians.  They were a joy to see as they ran through a varied set which consisted of Now's The Time, St. Louis Blues, St. James Infirmary, When It's Sleepy Time Down South, among others.  The price was right at no charge.  I encourage everyone to seek out venues like this.  There are many great musicians out there, possibly near you.  Across the street from the theatre, there was a record store where I found some great lps.  Brand X, a jazz fusion band with Phil Collins on drums, The World Saxophone Quartet lp Dances and Ballads, a Mississippi John Hurt compilation lp, and an L.T.D. lp with Jeffrey Osborne.  This was a fine day of music filled with little surprises.  

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