Published DateCONCORD — Concert organizer "NH Jazz Presents" announced today that it will be partnering with the True Brew Barista to host monthly shows of high-level touring jazz artists. Trumpeter Jason Palmer will play the first event on Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the door $5 general admission, $3 students
Cited as one of the "Top 25 Trumpeters of the Future" by Downbeat magazine, Jason Palmer is one of the most in demand musicians of his generation. He has worked with Roy Haynes, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Smith, Wynton Marsalis, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Geri Allen, Kenny Barron, Phil Wood, Roy Hargrove, and Lewis Nash. In addition to performing on over a dozen albums as a sideman, Jason has recorded three albums under his own name andis currently a Steeplechase Records Recording artist. His debut recording entitled "Songbook" features guest saxophonists Ravi Coltrane and Greg Osby. The record garnered rave reviews upon its' release and appeared on several "Best of 2008" lists including All Music Guide's list for best jazz album.
NH Jazz Presents was established in 2011 to develop new spaces for performance and learning. With a mission "dedicated to the preservation and further evolution of jazz music" the company founder Dr. Jonathan Lorentz has created a tour route of venues that place the enjoyment of music high on their list of priorities. The tour has already hosted some of jazz's greats, including Ken Peplowski, Delfeayo Marsalis, Gary Smulyan, Kenny Werner, Harry Allen & Dave Liebman, as well as regional favorites Sayon Camara, John Funkhouser, Fred Haas, Tonkin Toys, and the Donkilo! Afrofunk Orkestra.