Growing up, my imagined life as a musician was something along the lines of me lounging in a Learjet en route to a swelling outdoor amphitheatre on a dazzling summer's eve.
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Music was the piece of my life I had been missing and I eventually realized that our country was in a similar quandary. Out with the noise. Music For Tomorrow (MFT) is a non-profit that creates performance opportunities for local jazz musicians.
Tall, imposing and with a sonorous speaking voice, Mark Murphy was gifted with many talents, but he always knew -- since he heard Art Tatum as a kid -- that he was a jazzer.
This past Sunday, I made my way across the bridge to see the trio of drummer Adam Nussbaum, bassist Jay Anderson and electric guitarist Oz Noy perform.
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