Nate Lawrence is a Quad Cities activist/historian/educator/jazz promoter. His latest venture is Polyrhythms. Polyrhythms has been hosting the Third Sunday Jazz Matinee and Workshop Series at the River Music Experience. http://www.polyrhythms.org/
The River Music Experience offers a myriad of events from Rock Camp to performances by non-mainstream regional and national musicians in the Redstone Room. Check out www.rivermusicexperience.com.
Valerie Davis and Great Sounds Productions bring in top notch artists like Bob James, Najee and the Rippingtons to the Quad Cities at least once a year. See who's coming next at www.smoothjazzseries.com.
The Jazz Patio
Smooth Jazz Sunday Night
Men have died for this music. You can't get more serious than that.
All the music you've ever heard in your life is somewhere in your head. I don't reject that, I use it.
Man, that cat is nuts!
--Thelonious Monk on Ornette Coleman
Check it out on my Facebook page (facebook.com/artmonroejazz).
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See for yourself, one of the Quad Cities best kept secrets...Polyrhythms Third Sunday Jazz Series. View an entire performance recorded live @ http://polyrhythms.ning.com/. Check it out and then make plans to see the next perfomance in person.