On September 13th & 14th, the Grammy award winning saxophonist and Berklee instructor Joe Lovano anchors performances at Scullers Jazz Club with his group Us Five. Joining Lovano is bass phenom Esperanza Spalding.
Pianist Fred Hersch appears in trio format on the 19th, while trumpeter Jeremy Pelt's Quintet has a gig on the 20th. Joining Pelt is tenor saxophonist J.D. Allen, who threw down a memorable set with his own trio at the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival.
On September 15th, the Regatta Bar hosts pianist Aaron Goldberg, who played last month with the Three Cohens at the Newport Jazz Festival. Goldberg brings an engaging trio comprised of bassist Matt Penman and drummer Eric Harland - this one promises to be a treat! On September 20th and 21st, electric guitar icon John Scofield also brings a trio to the R. Scofield will be accompanied by bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Bill Stewart.
On September 20th, Wayne Krantz also brings an electric guitar trio set to Johnny D's in Somerville.
Hang on Boston, September is gonna be a slippery ride!