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Meet Jim Hall

Jim Hall, from Iowa City, is a self-taught musician who started very young.  He was at first a drummer, working in a family band with his father (Hammond Organ) and his brother (trumpet).  He played vibes in college, then became more interested in the piano. Among his jazz idols: Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock. Like the Eddie Piccard Quartet, […]

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Jazz Vespers 2016

The Jazz Vespers is always a lot of fun.  More important, it reminds both musicians and audience of the spiritual side of jazz.   And the night promotes remembering old friends and making new ones.  Rusty Jones, the drummer who for many years was a fixture of this scene and who was a long-time friend of Eddie’s, passed away last […]

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