To Ystad

Ystad scene

In a few days the Rifftides staff flies to Europe to report from the Ystad Jazz Festival on the southern coast of Sweden. Organized by pianist Jan Lundgren in 2010, the festival has developed into one of Europe's most important music events. Among the US contingent August 2-5 will be Benny Green, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eliane Elias and Kurt Rosenwinkel. Billy Harper and Victor Lewis will play with Swedish trumpeter Anders Bergcrantz. Dozens of Europe's brightest stars will perform, including Bengt … [Read more...]

Bijoux Barbosa?

Brad Goode

An e-mail announcement from the trumpeter Brad Goode: This Thursday, July 26th: THE BRAD GOODE JAZZ TRIO Brad Goode trumpet Bijoux Barbosa bass Todd Reid drums 6:30 -9:30 pm TREPPEDA'S ITALIAN RISTORANTE 300 2nd Avenue Niwot, CO 80544 303.652.1606 I realize that few Rifftides readers will find themselves in the tiny Boulder, Colorado, suburb of Niwot tomorrow. If you are in that area of the Rocky Mountains, however, and make it to Trepedda's Italian … [Read more...]