"The sun tires of summer and sighs itself into autumn." Terri Guillemets

User login

Who's online

There are currently 1 user and 31 guests online.

Online users

  • TechFan

Welcome to iBrattleboro!

Welcome to iBrattleboro!
It's a local news source by and for the people of Brattleboro, Vermont, published continually. You can get involved in this experiment in citizen journalism by submitting meeting results, news, events, stories, reviews, how-to's, recipes, places to go, things to do, or anything else important to Brattleboro. Or, just drop by to see what others have contributed.

Find iBrattleboro on:

 Twitter YouTube

Authentically Local

Search the Archives

Ye Olde iBrattleboro Archive

Use the pulldown to choose desired number of results.

 

Search the first decade
of iBrattleboro archives
at Archive-It.org
Feb 20, 2003 to Feb 6, 2013

CD Release Party for Julian Gerstin Sextet



Drums from Martinique and Cuba mingle with rhythms of Turkey and Bulgaria in the jazz world of percussionist/composer Julian Gerstin. Living in Martinique for two years, Julian studied the unusual tanbou drum, played with both hands and one foot. To bring this instrument to life here, he composed music for a jazz setting, where musicians can improvise and create on the basis of tradition.

Anna Patton, clarinet, also has a grounding in both jazz and Balkan music, trumpeter Don Anderson is a salsa veteran, and pianist Eugene Uman splits his time between Vermont and Colombia.

Bassist Wes Brown has spanned the history of jazz styles working with giants from Earl "Fatha" Hines to Wadada Leo Smith, and drummer Ben James has ranged from rock's Camper van Beethoven to free jazz great John Tchicai.

The Sextet recorded its first CD in March at nearby Guilford Sound, and the CD is now here. Help celebrate with a release party, Friday July 7, 8:00-10:00 pm, at the Vermont Jazz Center, Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro. $15 ($10 students). For reservations and more info, contact julian@juliangerstin.com.

»

Upcoming Events

iBrattleboro Poll

I'm predicting that the upcoming fall colors will be

Choices