The final show of the Red Hook Jazz Festival's 2010 season was a great success with one of the biggest crowds yet on a gorgeous day. Upwards of 250 people came to the Urban Meadow to enjoy six bands, who offered a wide range of jazz from avante garde to latin jazz to a beautiful jazz guitar duo. One thing we learned - crickets love music!
Marco Cappelli Trio leader Marco Cappelli:
Ideal Bread played the music of Steve Lacy:
Ben Perowsky Trio - Chris Speed on saxaphone:
Willie Martinez La Familia Sextet sang their cover of "Sunny", which always delights the crowd:
Miner's Life" (a mournful ode to mine workers, covered by many wonderful artists including the Weavers and Billy Bragg)
Paul Kogut and Sheryl Bailey closed the show: