Did you see the shooting stars in the sky over Schenectady Friday night? It was the Mike Moreno Quintet soaring into A Place for Jazz at the First Unitarian Society’s Whisperdome.
These players are hot and experiencing a meteoric rise in the jazz world. You may know guitarist Mike Moreno from his appearance on local saxophonist Brian Patneaude’s latest CD “Riverview.” Pianist Aaron Parks, a Blue Note star, can be heard on Grammy-winner Terence Blanchard’s “A Tale of God’s Will (A Requiem for Katrina),” while his own “Invisible Cinema” stands on its own merit as a jazz gemstone.
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