Big Band Of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration Of The Allman Brothers Band at The Music Hall Historic Theater

Posted by Evvnt on December 17, 2021

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The Music Hall Historic Theater
28 Chestnut St.
Portsmouth, NH
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Big Band Of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration Of The Allman Brothers Band at The Music Hall Historic Theater

When

Fri, February 25, 2022
8:00 pm

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Join us for a celebration of the acclaimed album Big Band of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band. Released by New West Records in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Allman Brothers Band's debut, the album features a 10-song set of jazz interpretations of ABB favorites. The Big Band of Brothers live show features Jaimoe (original member of the Allman Brothers Band) and stars Sammy Miller and The Congregation, with special guests Lamar Williams Jr and Drew Smithers.

While jazz interpretations of Allman Brothers Band classics might come off as a surprise to some, the genre always held great inspiration for the band. Gregg Allman, recalling their early days, said that "Jaimoe [drummer Jai Johanny Johanson] gave us a proper education about jazz and got us into Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Kind of Blue was always on the turntable – Duane really got his head around that album – he also seriously dug Coltrane's My Favorite Things."...

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