If you like Jazz music then the Taft Museum is the one of best place to be on Sundays afternoons in September and October with 3 free Jazz venues with some great local jazz artists.
The first concert will be held on September 12 at 2:00pm with Faux Frenchman. This band of consists of Acoustic guitarist Brian Lovely and George Cunningham, violinist Paul Patterson and Bass player Don Aren. This band that regularly performs at Allyn Cafe in Columbia Tusculum, and Stillwell’s in Clifton. This band that has been around since 2002 and has released 2 CD’s Faux Frenchman(2007) and Oblivion(2008). The Band is self described a Hot club driven gypsy jazz that mixes American and European jazz styles.
The second concert in the series will be held on September 26 at 2:00pm with the Liz Wu Jazz Trio. This band consists of Liz Wu vocalist who plays the vibraphone and various percussion instruments. Liz Wu is graduated of CCM 2002. Locally she has performed at World Music Fest as well as the Blue Wisp Jazz club. The band also consists of Guistarist Sasha Strunjaz, and flutist Sandy Suskind. There style includes Jazz, Latin Jazz, World beat, Salsa, Rock, Blues, and Reggae sounds. Definitely, a band to checkout.
The series will round up with a local jazz circuit favorite of Saba Jazz On October 3 at 2:00pm. The band consists of Vocalist Camille Smith, and Bass player Aaron Jacobs, Drummer John Zappa, and Pianist Philip Burkhead. The band promises to enchant you with there unique sound.
More information on these events as well as other events at the Taft Museum can be obtained at there website: http://www.taftmuseum.org