LIVE: Gary Smulyan/Dylan Canterbury Quartet @ Flo’s Lark Tavern, 6/14/12

Gary Smulyan and Dylan Canterbury

Gary Smulyan and Dylan Canterbury

Photographs by Albert Brooks. See more of Albert’s photos from this show here.

Saxman Gary Smulyan plays the big horn – the baritone saxophone – and he plays it very well. Well enough, in fact, to be named Baritone Saxophonist of the Year in the 2012 Down Beat Critic’s Poll. Well enough to snag six Grammy Awards.

Trumpeter Dylan Canterbury doesn’t have a mantel full of awards. He’s just 24 years old.

But put the two together with bassist Otto Gardner and drummer Joe Barna, and they make some mighty beautiful music…

Joe Barna, Dylan Canterbury and Otto Gardner

Joe Barna, Dylan Canterbury and Otto Gardner

Gary-Smulyan and Dylan Canterbury

Gary-Smulyan and Dylan Canterbury

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