Lexington Herald-Leader from Lexington, Kentucky on March 25, 1984 · 52
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Lexington Herald-Leader from Lexington, Kentucky · 52

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rrr rr t " V -tO'-Sr - — 4- " irgy t -q w i WMF r‘ ' iii LEXINGTON HERAUKEADER LEXINGTON KY SUNDAY MARCH 25 1984 ! i I ’ I : sir Local band to be high note of American Jazz Festival By Walter Tunis Herald-Leader contributing music critic The" American Jazz Festival — which gets under way on Thursday — will be spotlighting young talent from across the country Not to be overlooked during the three-day event is a budding local azz group that will have a featured role in the festival Hie band is fed by an industrious young trumpet player named Brad Goode a junior from the University of Kentucky who has been working hard to find a jazz audience in this area for sometimenow Just over a year ago Goode was leading a jazz-fusion group called Sun i of Rif The group delved into all kinds f of jazz experiments — with rock and even new wave undertones— and de- veloped a local following in its short I time together : But the band member were an 5 students and each tended to drift his own way after the school year was v over - ’ Now Goode is back with a new jazz group— again all students— being led - under his own name The band has a ' tight uniform sound that is quite dif- ferent from that of Sun of Rif “We’re approaching things a bit j differently this time" Goode said The emphasis isn’t so much on jaa rock now but more on mainstream and traditional jazz WeYe taking a very se-approach so rious but relaxed our im can enjoy” The group's music includes everything from Miles Davis and John Col-trane to members’ own compositions which are very much influenced by those masters ' “I’m very interested in the things Mil is doing and have written a few of my originals based around some of his chord changes” Goode said i “I’ve listened a lot to contemporary and fusion jazz to local people like Vince Di Martino and also to Eddie Russ who teaches and plays in Grand Rapids Mich and Detroit” Although Goode grew up in Chicago he was exposed to people like Russ and to jazz in general in Michigan But it wasn’t until he met Di Martino a few years ago at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY that jazz really hit home “I really found something that I could relate to Also working with the older performers in Michigan influ- enced a lot of the concepts I have about music today” he said But it was through working under Di Martino a member of the music faculty at UK in the UK Jazz Ensemble that Goode found the opportunities ' to form not only Sun of Rif but his new group as well Goode’s quartet featured in segments during the Jazz Ensemble's con-certs last fall performed on its own for : the first time in January : “Our first show was after the Pres- ' ervation Hall Jazz Band concert” Goode said “Ve had good reception to : all our tunes and surprisingly good re-' sponse from the straight-ahead jazz : numbers” : Sitting in with the band that first ' evening was Byron Stripling lead : trumpet player with the Woody Her man Orchestra who was in town for theweek r ! Since then Goode’s group has been booked into local dubs about once a ' week Recently they’ve been playing occasionally at Le Cafe ChantanL t j “Our immediate goals include ! 1 trying to perform in Lexington regu- 1 i lariy to establish more of a local jazz scene and to explore our group's po-i K tential” Goode said t- Goode’s band certainly has the V: young talent worth exploring ! i ’ t ' Aside from his own work on trum-pet the lineup includes Anita Data ! l ” who is also a classical pianist on bass Keith McCutchen a holdout from Sun r : Of Rif who has been leading his own ' trio recently at Le Cafe Chantant on I M nano and dnimmer Bob Rummage J “ who returned to UK this year after ' - touring with the Glenn Milter Orches-"j“rtra- j Still the balance between aca-' : demic responsibilities and starting a 'group of his own keeps Goode more I than busy and when it came time for spring break this past week he hardly I : had a vacation planned “We’ve played some dates at the Big Apple Cafe in Tennessee and have US MARINE i : DRUM & BUGLE CORPS - with ' - Silent Drill Platoon “I "t s f i : k j Marine Corps Color Guard ? 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