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Brandon Music presents the Jonathan Lorentz Trio

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The Jonathan Lorentz Trio perform this week's jazz concert at Brandon Music, on Feb. 7.

As part of their jazz series, Brandon Music, located at 62 Country Club Road in Brandon will present the saxophonist Jonathan Lorentz on Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Jonathan Lorentz plays with a sound that is warm in tone and rich in melodic complexity. He is a daring and creative improviser who blends modern jazz with blues, rock, and the avant-garde. Jon's recent album Borderlands (his first for the UK's Métier Jazz label) was released to critical acclaim in 2010, and is receiving airplay on radio stations throughout the world. In March of 2011 Fanfare Magazine's Lynn René Bayley remarked that "Jonathan Lorentz has really got it: a great style, an explorative mind, and a concept for this album that goes beyond the usual fare you hear from jazz sax trios."

Lorentz is celebrated for having a "real big sound on tenor" (by jazz legend Dave Liebman), and has performed with Dave Calarco, John Menegon, Judi Silvano, Bob Gullotti, Hezekiah Walker, Mike Dillon, Delfeayo Marsalis, Harry Allen, Bruce Gertz, John Lockwood and Yoron Israel. Jon holds a PhD in Jazz Studies from New York University and works as an arranger, transcriber and engraver for Jazzlines Publications. Jon is the founder and director of "NH Jazz Presents" and was recently elected to the board of directors of the Seacoast Jazz Society.

Jonathan will perform in Brandon with bassist John Hunter and drummer Tim Gilmore.

General admission is $15 and reservations are encouraged. A dinner & show package is available for $30. Venue is BYOB. For reservations call Brandon Music at 465-4071.