Mazel tov to musician Jacques Schwarz-Bart for his new set of world music and jazz

He is the son of a famous scholar and novelist, Andre Schwarz-Bart (1928-2006) who wrote the judaic classic “Last of The Just”.

I met Jacques about 1998 when James Hurt Band, with a Blue Note release, played The Cub. Scott Amendola featuring Todd Sickafoose and Jenny Scheinman were also on the bill.
I think of Jacques as Black or French, but he is also Caribbean and Jewish.
I will update with more notes on the music, which features unusual percussion.
Reminds of Don Cherry, thoth, Andy Palacio, bemsha swing.

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Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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