Parkville Sounds Sessions: Jonathan Barber & Special Guest Walter Smith III
Jonathan Barber was voted the #1 Up-and-Coming Drummer of 2018 in Modern Drummer. Only 29 years old, he has already recorded and toured worldwide with such artists as Pat Metheny, Nicholas Payton, Buster Williams, Jeremy Pelt, Wallace Roney, Terrace Martin, Jennifer Holiday, Harold Mabern, Steve Davis, Stefon Harris, and many more. Barber has also been called on for such significant performances as Jimmy Greene’s Ana Grace Project (with an all-star band comprised of Greene, Kenny Barron, John Patitucci, and Kurt Elling) and back-to-back sold-out concerts with the Brooklyn Philharmonic and Erykah Badu at the BAM Opera House.
Parkville Sounds provides and inspiring, creative work space for talented, hardworking, and dedicated musicians. Stationed in the heart of the arts scene in the historic Parkville borough of Hartford, CT, the Parkville Sounds team shares a strong love for music. We aim to give each artist the freedom to explore and we create unique situations for each individual project. The Parkville Sounds team provides artists with the work space needed to make a vision happen.
A livestream of this performance is sponsored by Hartford Jazz Society. http://hartfordjazzsociety.com
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