Watch Full Sets From The Nth Power And Jen Hartswick On ‘Jenth Power Tour’ Opening Night

first_imgPowerhouse quintet The Nth Power and esteemed jazz vocalist and trumpet player Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band) opened a five-show run together at The Acoustic in Bridgeport, CT last night. Dubbed the “Jenth Power Tour,” Hartswick and her band featuring keyboardist Rob Marscher, bassist Dezron Douglas as well as Nth Power members drummer Nikki Glaspie and guitarist Nick Cassarino opened the evening’s festivities with several selections from Hartswick’s upcoming new album before giving way to the Nth Power’s set.Hartswick’s ties with the Nth Power run deep, as it was her late night show at Jazz Fest in 2012 that first breathed life into the band that now includes Glaspie, Cassarino, bass player Nate Edgar, West African master percussionist Weedie Braimah and keyboardist Courtney “Jay-Mel” Smith. During last night’s performance at The Acoustic, the Nth Power ran through several songs from the band’s soulful 2015 album Abundance, including “Walk On Water,” “Soul Survivor,” “Right Now” and “Holy Rain.” In addition, Glaspie dedicated the encore to Daryl Coley, an acclaimed gospel singer who had died earlier in the day.Watch complete show footage of the Jennifer Hartswick Band and The Nth Power last night via TheAcoustic:Be sure to catch The Nth Power at Fool’s Paradise, hosted by Lettuce, from April 1-2 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in St. Augustine, FL. Lettuce and The Nth Power will perform, alongside GRiZ, Vulfpeck, Chris Robinson’s Soul Revue, Goldfish, Break Science and more! Info can be found here.[H/T JamBase]last_img read more

Where you bank can make a big difference for racial justice

first_imgConsumers can push for racial justice – and it’s as simple as opening an account at a community bank or credit union that supports under-served communities.Netflix announced recently that it would transfer $100 million of its cash holdings to financial institutions that support Black communities in the U.S.Meanwhile, across the U.S., there are more than 1,000 Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs. These institutions specialize in under-served communities and more than a third of their banks are led by minorities. One analysis found that more than 40% of CDFI’s loans and investments are in majority-minority communities.“With all the racial problems going on, right now is the perfect time for people to open up an account at a community development bank or credit union,” said John Holdsclaw, board chair of the Coalition of Community Development Financial Institutions. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »last_img read more

Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The Arizona Cardinals have now dropped nine straight games for the first time since 1944. Sunday, they lost by a franchise-high 58 points to the Seattle Seahawks.So how bad has it gotten for the Redbirds in 2012?Even Vince Young — who has been out of the league since August after being cut by the Bills — feels bad for the Cardinals.His solution for Larry Fitzgerald and Co. after their historic loss: let him get in the ear of Ken Whisenhunt. The Cardinals’ quarterback carousel has been well-documented throughout the season, and may have reached a low point Sunday, as John Skelton threw a career-high four interceptions and lost one fumble.Rookie Ryan Lindley wasn’t much better, as he lost one fumble and completed just 8-of-17 passes.This isn’t the first time Young has been connected with the Cardinals in some shape or form this season.Following Kevin Kolb’s injury back in Week 6, it was reported the team was interested in bringing Young in for a mid-week tryout. However, Young has yet to be given a tryout by any NFL team since training camp ended.For his career, Young has thrown for 8,964 yards and 46 touchdowns, while also running for 1,459 yards and 12 touchdowns. In 2011, the former No. 3 overall pick threw for 866 yards, four touchdowns and nine interceptions in six games as a backup to Michael Vick in Philadelphia. Top Stories – / 17 Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more