Before a live review and holiday weekend previews, there are updates for the week ahead. Internationally-known violinist Christian Howes’ Creative Strings Festival returns for its 15th annual installment next week. The Creative Strings Workshop (CSW) will unite over 100 string players for workshops and performances from July 2nd through 7th.
I had a wonderful Jazz Night Out when Rick Sanford and I saw the JD Allen Trio kickoff the Black History Month series at Natalie’s on Wednesday the 1st. Modern jazz star and tenor saxophonist Allen was accompanied by bassist Brandon Meeks and drummer James Gaiters for two free-flowing sets