The Original Farm League Band Featuring Sam Blakeslee

November 3, 2018 |by Tim Engle | 0 Comments | , , , ,

The Original Farm League big band is a 17 piece Jazz Orchestra dedicated to expanding the modern big band repertoire while featuring the work of local arrangers/composers. Formed in 2015, the ensemble is comprised of many of the Cincinnati/Dayton area’s most exciting up-and-coming Jazz players and performs entirely original material.


Rob Dixon & Triology

September 7, 2018 |by Tim Engle | Comments Off on Rob Dixon & Triology | , , ,

The music of Rob Dixon is both respectful of tradition and free with expression and truly shows the musical diversity that is within Rob’s creativity. After matriculating from Hampton University and Indiana University’s School of Music, Rob moved to the top of the music world in New York City working with legendary and popular artists such as the Count Basie Band, Tony Bennett, The Ellington Band, Slide Hampton, Dakota Stanton, The Illinois Jacquet Big Band, Rufus Reid, Akira Tana, Jonah Jones as well as Bill Lee (composer and father of Spike Lee), Weldon Irving, Producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad (DJ of Tribe called Quest) and The Skatalites, Returning to Indianapolis in 2003, Dixon has continued to work with internationally renown artists such as pianist Steve Allee, drummer Steve Houghton, The Buselli Wallarab Jazz orchestra, The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks, drummer Mike Clark, the headhunters, Guitarist Dave Stryker and 7 string guitar virtuoso Charlie Hunter.


Liberty Jazz Lab

3938 Spring Grove Ave

Cincinnat, 45223 United States

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Phone: (513) 813-7469

John Raymond & Real Feels

February 11, 2018 |by Tim Engle | 0 Comments | , , , , ,

“Electrifyingly new and strangely familiar at the same time. With his mix of modern sounds and old-fashioned feeling, Raymond is steering jazz in the right direction.” (Downbeat)