Arlington Jazz Festival, 10th annual: held virtually and featuring Witness Matlou, MIXCLA, Dan Fox

Arlington Jazz Festival: 10th annual. This year, one-hour live streamed concerts, experienced over the course of three evenings in latter April.
By: Arlington Jazz
 
ARLINGTON, Mass. - April 7, 2021 - PRLog -- The 10th annual Arlington Jazz Festival will once again be presented virtually, since, as they say, this notable local festival must go on, no matter the pandemic weather. For this milestone anniversary year, presenter Arlington Jazz has scheduled a series of one-hour concerts, presented online over a 3-night stretch, from April 23-25. The festival will be live-streamed from PBS Studios located in Westwood (MA) and be made available for real time viewing on the Arlington Jazz Facebook event page: facebook.com/Arlington-Jazz-1136997489665817.

The following musical artists will be sharing their work within this virtual festival setting, timed perfectly to coincide with Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) which falls in April:

-- Witness Matlou Trio (Friday, April 23rd, 8 pm):
South African pianist Witness Matlou is influenced by South African folk music, contemporary classical music, jazz, world music. Joining Matlou, John Lockwood (bass) and Lee Fish (drums). witnessmatlou.wixsite.com/witnessmatlou, facebook.com/Witness-Matlou-387266567964690

-- MIXCLA (Saturday, April 24th, 8 pm):
Afro Cuban Jazz Trio with Gerson Lazo Quiroga (bass), Takafumi Nikaido (percussion), and Zahili Gonzalez Zamora (piano). facebook.com/MixclaTrio

--- The Dan Fox Group (Sunday, April 25th, 8 pm):
Trombonist Dan Fox, the Jazz Festival's principal organizer, with Jacques Schwarz-Bart (sax), Gregory Ryan (bass), Alexei Tsiganov (piano), and Rafael Barata (drums). danfox.com, facebook.com/dan.fox.31945

Further background information:
The nonprofit Arlington Jazz is coordinated with assistance from Arlington, MA-based Morningside Music Studio (morningsidemusicstudio.com) under the direction of Dan Fox, an Arlington resident, who is a multi-instrumentalist and dedicated music educator. The Arlington Jazz Festival has been held annually since 2012, usually in the month of April, which has become known internationally as Jazz Appreciation Month. Since 2018, Arlington Jazz has also embarked on presenting a series of additional workshops and concerts throughout the year. All events are either free or for minimal admission cost. The 2021 Arlington Jazz Festival is funded in part by the Arlington Cultural Council, a local agency that is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Arlington Jazz also relies on generous donations from its growing fan base. arlingtonjazz.org, facebook.com/Arlington-Jazz-1136997489665817

Basic festival listings info:
Arlington Jazz Festival. 10th annual, live streamed. Friday, April 23, through Sunday, April 25, 8:00 pm daily concerts. Free, with donations very much appreciated. Presented online by Arlington Jazz. Further information: arlingtonjazzfestival@gmail.com, (339) 707-5170; festival updates available at arlingtonjazz.org/2021-virtual-jazz-festival-lineup.html (http://www.arlingtonjazz.org/2021-virtual-jazz-festival-l...), facebook.com/Arlington-Jazz-1136997489665817 (https://www.facebook.com/Arlington-Jazz-1136997489665817).

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