"Third Thursdays"w/host Bryant (keys), Jones (drums), Hopkins (tpt), Moltoni (gui), Lockwood (bass)
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"Third Thursdays" monthly harmolodic jazz series continues in Feb. hosted by former Ornette Coleman collab. Dave Bryant (keys) w/fellow Prime Time colleague James Kamal Jones (drums), along w/G. Hopkins (tpt), G. Moltoni (gui), J, Lockwood (bass).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - eMusicWire -- Harmolodic jazz keyboardist Dave Bryant, a protégé of harmolodic jazz genius Ornette Coleman and the host of the ongoing "Third Thursdays" jazz series, has a very special musical rapport with his fellow Prime Time group colleagues. That can certainly be said when it comes to the musical kinship that he has with James Kamal Jones, a masterful, driving, and intuitive drummer and a past member of Coleman's Prime Time.

This February's "Third Thursdays" concert will feature Jones, joined by fellow local artists Greg Hopkins (trumpet), Giovanni Moltoni (guitar), and John Lockwood (bass).

Bryant notes that February's concert "will feature Prime Time member James Kamal Jones in a well-deserved and long overdue showcase, along with some of his favorite musicians ……..."

Basic listings info for February is as follows:

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"Third Thursdays" with Dave Bryant and Friends: a monthly harmolodic jazz series. Continues on Thursday, February 16, 8:00 pm, with Dave Bryant (keyboards), James Kamal Jones (drums), Greg Hopkins (trumpet), Giovanni Moltoni (guitar), and John Lockwood (bass). For further updates, visit dbryantmusic.com/third-thursdays/. Admission at the door: $10 (cash/check/charge). Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church, 1555 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138. Contact information: bryantequilibria@gmail.com, 617-447-3030.

[*Take note that due to a scheduling conflict, bassist Rick McLaughlin is now being replaced by John Lockwood for this particular "Third Thursdays" program.]

Also on Feb 1st, Dave Bryant co-hosted and featured his musical selections as well as material from his live "Third Thursdays" concert series on JazzBoston's "Hot Club Jazz Listening Sessions," including his November 2022 concert fusing jazz and Indian music." The session link is https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/g9FThYklOUEQ5... with password: aqSw7jy@ .

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Bryant has invited his long-time local experimental collaborators Tom Hall (tenor sax), Eric Hofbauer (guitar), Jacob William (bass), and Miki Matsuki (drums) to join him for the next "Third Thursdays" concert on March 16th. This concert will complete the first year of the series, setting the stage for an exciting and varied concert calendar moving forward. An announcement will be made by mid-March regarding the plans for the series from April through the summer months. All "Third Thursdays" concerts are held in the Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church, located just outside Harvard Square.

"Third Thursdays" performances and interviews have been documented at https://dbryantmusic.com/third-thursdays/ .Performance videos and interviews with former Coleman colleagues are also available at https://www.youtube.com/@davebryantmusic/videos..

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