Percussionist Syd Smart is a Boston treasure to whom we will soon have to say farewell. But his talent, spirit, and energy will remain with those fortunate enough to see him play.
“Now I’m retired, but I still look forward to honoring the legacy of John Coltrane.”
Chase’s iconoclastic genre-crossing oratorio proceeds from dark to light, and wins its struggle for transcendence.
Made up of Boston-based musicians, the Laszlo Gardony Quartet is one of the city’s under-recognized treasures.
The 35th anniversary concert proved that Coltrane’s music and memory continue to strongly hold sway in the hearts and souls of musicians and audiences alike.